A loan helped a member to purchase hybrid seeds and fertilizer for the cultivation of maize.

Shukuru's Group's story

Shukuru, pictured above, has been a farmer for 16 years, and is now proud to represent her group of 12 farmers in Wanging ombe District. She is 39 years old, married and has 4 children.

Shukuru likes to think of herself as a very experienced farmer. She has been working alongside One Acre Fund since 2018 and decided to represent her group because she likes being a leader. She says that being part of the One Acre Fund community has meant that she has been able to consistently feed her family. Shukuru plans to use the profits from this coming season to repair her home.

In total, Shukuru’s group will receive inputs to cultivate 7.5 acres of land.

In this group: Shukuru, Beltina, Elesia, Enesia, Faraja, Gerod, Zedekia, Lena, Aleck, Bariki, Ezekiel, Helena

This loan is special because:

It supports smallholder farmers to purchase seeds and solar lanterns.

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