Total loan: $1,050

Linet's Group

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Matete, Kakamega County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to purchase hybrid seeds and fertilizer to cultivate maize as well as a solar light.

Linet's Group's story

Linet is 51 years old and has 10 children. She is a group leader and is representing her group of nine farmers from the Matete District of Kenya. Linet has been farming with One Acre Fund for years now, having joined the program for the first time in 2011. This decision was largely a result of her desire to earn enough to feed her family and, although she has described her last harvest as good, she believes she could have a better one this year by continuing to work alongside One Acre Fund. Linet has also decided to purchase a solar light as part of her loan, which she is very excited about. The solar light will allow her to reduce the consumption of paraffin fuel and therefore save more money. Obtaining this loan means that Linet's group will receive a total of six solar lights as well as farming inputs to plant a total of six acres.