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


Edward's Group's story

Edward, pictured above, has 10 children and is representing his group, formed by 15 farmers in Chwele District, Kenya. He joined One Acre Fund for the first time in 2010 and decided to represent his group because he wanted to spread the story of One Acre Fund farmers.

With a portion of this loan, Edward will not only purchase maize seeds and fertilizer for the coming harvesting season, but also two solar lights. Receiving two solar lights as part of his loan means that he will be able to reduce the consumption of paraffin fuel and save more money. Edward plans to use the profit he gains this year to repair his home.

In total Edward’s Group will use the inputs received from this loan to plant a total of 6 acres of land. They will also receive a total of 9 solar lights.

In this group: Edward, Christine, Silvester, Stephen, Catherine, Pamela, Jamin, Jenefefa, Janerose, Richard, Metrine, Gelas, Asmini , Adelide, Maximilla


This loan is special because:

It supports smallholder farmers to purchase seeds and solar lanterns.



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