A loan of $700 helps a member to purchase hybrid seeds and fertilizer for the cultivation of maize, as well as a solar light.

Linety's Group's story

Linety, pictured above, has five children and is representing her group, formed by 11 farmers in Matete District, Kenya. She joined One Acre Fund for the first time in 2012 and decided to represent her group because she wanted to help more farmers.

With a portion of this loan, Linety will not only purchase maize seeds and fertilizer for the coming harvesting season, but also a solar light. Receiving a solar light as part of her loan means that now she will be able to have light during dark hours for her children to be able to study.

Linety plans to use the profits she gains this year to send her children to school.

In total, Linety’s Group will use the inputs received from this loan to plant a total of 6.25 acres of land. They will also receive a total of three solar lights.

In this group: Linety, Boniphas , Damaryce, Rose, Mellisa, Miriam, Annetty , Janety, Mellab, Pamela, Florah

This loan is special because:

It supports smallholder farmers to purchase seeds and solar lanterns.

David, Kiva staff

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Repayment schedule