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

Beatrice's Group's story

Pictured above is Beatrice, who, as a group leader, is representing her group formed by 13 farmers in Teso District, Kenya. She is a mother to seven children and is known by her community as a very hardworking individual.

Initially, Beatrice joined One Acre Fund in 2013 because she wanted to get the best quality fertilizer and hybrid seeds. Since she joined the program she says that her life has improved, especially because she has been able to consistently feed her family. With the profits from the coming harvesting season, Beatrice plans to send her children to school.

Between the 13 farmers in Beatrice's Group, a total of 13 acres of land will be planted using the maize seeds and fertilizer received with the loan. Additionally, some of the farmers in the group will be purchasing a solar light so, with this loan, the group will also receive 1 solar light.

In this group: Beatrice, Augustine, Gabriel, Sarai, Rose , Christine, Geofrey, Evans, Kennedy, Sheila, Mark, Clare, Petronila

This loan is special because:

It supports smallholder farmers to purchase seeds and solar lanterns.

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