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Total loan: $325

Hellen's Group

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Teso, Busia County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to purchase hybrid seeds and fertilizer to improve harvests of maize.


Hellen's Group's story

Hellen, pictured above, has been a farmer for 20 years, and is now proud to represent her group of 15 farmers in Teso District. She is 47 years old, married and has 5 children. likes to think of herself as a very friendly person. She has been working alongside One Acre Fund since 2017 and decided to represent her group because she wanted to be more active in her community. She says that being part of the One Acre Fund community has meant that she has been able to consistently feed her family. Hellen plans to use the profits from this coming season to invest in a business. In total, Hellen’s Group will receive inputs to cultivate 4.5 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 2 solar lights.