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


Felix's Group's story

Felix's Group is formed by 12 farmers in Kimilili District and is being represented by Felix, who is the group leader pictured above. He is 38 years old, is married and has 3 children. Felix has been a farmer for 10 years and is often referred to as a very reliable person.

Felix isn’t new to One Acre Fund, he actually joined the program in 2015 and has since noticed his life has changed; especially in the sense that he has been able to save more money ever since. This year, Felix will not only get fertilizer and maize seeds as part of his loan, but will also purchase two solar lights. He is very excited about this addition since now he will be able to have an overall improved quality of life.

Using this loan, Felix's Group will purchase a total of 9 solar lights and use the farming inputs received to plant a total of 10 acres.

In this group: Felix, Jentrix, Patrick, Edward, Grace, John, Violet, Annet, Mildred, Elizabeth, Joseph, Mary


This loan is special because:

It supports smallholder farmers to purchase seeds and solar lanterns.



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