A loan helped a member to purchase two solar lights, as well as hybrid seeds and fertilizer to improve harvests of maize.


Wilfred's Group's story

Featured in the above picture is Wilfred, who has been a farmer for more than 20 years. Although he is pictured alone, he is actually representing his group of eight farmers in Webuye District, Kenya. Wilfred has always been described as a very hardworking individual, which is largely why he was selected to be the group leader.

Wilfred started working with One Acre Fund for the first time in 2015, and this year he decided to not only get farming inputs but also two solar lights as part of his loan. He is very excited about this new addition, as now he will be able to have light during dark hours for his children to be able to study. He can’t wait to buy a cow using the profits he earns from this coming season.

Wilfred’ Group will be able to plant a total of 3.25 acres using the farming inputs obtained with this loan, and will also receive a total of 6 solar lights.

In this group: Wilfred, Abigael, Annah, Carren, Humphrey, Kennedy, Mercy, Samuel


This loan is special because:

It supports smallholder farmers to purchase seeds and solar lanterns.



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