Total loan: $350

Ann's Group

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Kakamega North, Kakamega County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy cost efficient maize seeds and fertilizer for the coming harvesting season.

Ann's Group's story

Pictured above is Ann, who, as a group leader, is representing her group formed by 10 farmers in Kakamega B (North) District, Kenya. She is a mother to five children and is known by her community as a very reliable person.

Initially, Ann joined One Acre Fund in 2012 because she wanted to earn enough to feed her family. Since she joined the program she says that her life has improved, especially because she has been able to save more money. With the profits from the coming harvesting season, Ann plans to save more money for the future.

Between the 10 farmers in Ann's Group, a total of 4.75 acres of land will be planted using the maize seeds and fertilizer received with the loan. Additionally, some of the farmers in the group will be purchasing a solar light so, with this loan, the group will also receive a total of two solar lights.