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Total loan: $800

Margaret's Group

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Alego, Homa Bay County, Kenya / Agriculture

Margaret's Group's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!

A loan helped to purchase hybrid seeds and fertilizer for the cultivation of maize, as well as a solar light.

Margaret's Group's story

Margaret's Group is formed by 19 farmers in Alego District and is being represented by Margaret, who is the group leader pictured above. She is 34 years old and has 9 children. Margaret has been a farmer for 11 years and is often referred to as a very hardworking individual.

Margaret isn’t new to One Acre Fund, she actually joined the program in 2019 and has since noticed her life has changed; especially in the sense that she has been able to consistently feed her family ever since.

This year, Margaret will not only get fertiliser and maize seeds as part of her loan, but will also purchase a solar light. She is very excited about this addition since now she will be able to have light during dark hours for her children to be able to study.

Using this loan, Margaret's Group will purchase a total of 5 solar lights and use the farming inputs received to plant a total of 9 acres.