A loan of $650 helped a member to source farming inputs, such as seeds and fertilizer, at low prices for the 2012 planting season.

Pastors Fellowship Group's story

Greetings from Pastors Fellowship Group in Western Kenya! Maurice is the facilitator of the group. This group joined One Acre Fund in the year 2011 and will re-enroll in the 2012 program.

Maurice takes care of 10 children at home. He joined One Acre Fund in order to access fertilizer and hybrid seeds and ensure food security for his family. In the recent 2011 season, Maurice had an excellent maize yield harvesting 20 bags on 1 acre of land. Before joining One Acre Fund, Maurice was only able to harvest 6 bags of maize on 1 acre of land.

With this loan, One Acre Fund will purchase fertilizer, seeds, and other important inputs to distribute to Maurice 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, Maurice will educate his children, ensure food security and invest in livestock rearing.

In 2012, the members of Pastors Fellowship group will each plant between ½ and 1 acre of maize.

Maurice is pictured with his group members in the photograph.

In this group: David, Eunice, Maurice, Reuben, Robert, Topister, Wanjala

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