Total loan: $850

Stella's Group

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Webuye, Bungoma, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to purchase a solar light and gain access to cost-efficient hybrid seeds and fertilizer for maize cultivation.

Stella's Group's story

Stella is 35 years old and is often described as a very friendly person. She has 2 children and is married. As a group leader, Stella is representing her group of 10 farmers in Webuye District in Kenya. She is very excited to be working with One Acre Fund for the first time this year. The decision to join One Acre Fund was largely a result of Stella's desire to earn enough to feed her family. Apart from receiving farming inputs, she is also purchasing a solar light as part of her loan, which is very exciting to her as she will now be able to have light during dark hours for her children to be able to study. With the profits that she will gain from this year’s harvest, she plans to send her children to school. Stella and her group will receive a total of 8 solar lights as well as input loans for maize and fertilizer to plant a total of 4 acres.