A loan of $850 helped a member to source farming inputs, such as seeds and fertilizer, at low prices for the 2012 planting season.

Tafuta Oaf Group's story

Greetings from Tafuta OAF Group in Western Kenya! Ronald is the facilitator of the Tafuta OAF Group. This group joined One Acre Fund in the year 2011 and will re-enroll in the 2012 program.
Ronald takes care of six children at home. He joined One Acre Fund in order to grow enough to ensure food security for his family. In the recent 2011 season, Ronald had an excellent maize yield harvesting fourteen bags on one acre of land. Before joining One Acre Fund, Ronald was only able to harvest six bags of maize on one acre of land.
With this loan, One Acre Fund will purchase fertilizer, seeds, and other important inputs to distribute to Ronald and his group during Kenya’s next planting season in February 2012. The distribution of farming inputs is part of One Acre Fund’s integrated agriculture package, which includes training, reliable input supply (such as fertilizer and seeds), credit and insurance.
With income from maize sales, Ronald will educate his children, ensure food security and invest in livestock rearing.
In 2012, the members of Tafuta OAF Group will each plant between half and one acre of maize.
In the photograph, Ronald is pictured with his group members, and his field officer on the far left.

In this group: Bonface, Dennis, Eunice, Jenetrix, Joseph, Mary, Oscar, Phillip, Ronald, Tiberius
*not pictured

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