A loan helped a member to purchase a solar light and increase maize cultivation.


John's Group's story

John, pictured above, has been a farmer for more than 30 years, and is now proud to represent his group of 8 farmers in Kimilili District. He is 61 years old, married, and has 7 children.

John likes to think of himself as a very experienced farmer. He has been working alongside One Acre Fund since 2015 and decided to represent his group because he wanted to help more farmers. He says that being part of the One Acre Fund community has meant that he has been able to consistently feed his family. John plans to use the profits from this coming season to send his children to school.

In total, John’s Group will receive inputs to cultivate 5.25 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 4 solar lights.

In this group: John, Cellina, Isaac, Anthony, Keminin, Moses, Peter, Selly


This loan is special because:

It supports smallholder farmers to purchase seeds and solar lanterns.



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