Total loan: $875

Beatrice's Group

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Mumias, Kakamega County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to purchase hybrid seeds and fertilizer for the cultivation of maize.

Beatrice's Group's story

Beatrice, pictured above, has been a farmer for 5 years, and is now proud to represent her group of 13 farmers in Mumias District. She is 30 years old, married and has 3 children.

Beatrice likes to think of herself as a very experienced farmer. She has been working alongside One Acre Fund since 2016 and decided to represent her group because she wanted to help more farmers. She says that being part of the One Acre Fund community has meant that she has been able to consistently feed her family. Beatrice plans to use the profits from this coming season to send her children to school.

In total, Beatrice’s Group will receive inputs to cultivate 12.25 acres of land. Given that some members of the group will also be purchasing a solar light, with this loan, the group will also receive a total of 5 solar lights.