A loan helped a member to buy cost efficient maize seeds and fertilizers for the coming harvesting season.


Juma's Group's story

Juma is a group leader, and he represents his group of 15 farmers of the Mumias district of Kenya. He has six children, and he is known as a very reliable person in his community.

Initially, Juma joined the One Acre Fund in 2014 to access quality training and acquire new farming methods. Since he has joined the program, he says that his life has improved. He has made more profit from each harvest. With the expected profit from the coming harvest season, Juma plans to invest in a business.

Among the 15 farmers of Juma's group, 10 acres of land will be planted, using the maize seeds and fertilizers received with the loan. Additionally, some of the farmers in the group will be purchasing a solar light. With this loan, the group will also receive three solar lights.

In this group: Juma, Gladys, Joseph, Kamilita, Maurine, Florence, Rashid, David, Esther, Pricial, Andrew, Elizabeth, Rukia, Hazina, Kaudenzia


This loan is special because:

It supports smallholder farmers to purchase seeds and solar lanterns.



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