A loan of $725 helped a member to buy farming inputs, such as seeds and fertilizer, at low prices for the 2012 planting season.

Angaza B Farmers Group's story

Greetings from the Angaza B Farmers Group in Western Kenya! Josephine is the facilitator of the group. This group joined One Acre Fund in 2011 and will re-enroll in the 2012 program.

Josephine is a mother of one child. She joined One Acre Fund in order to access fertilizer and hybrid seeds and ensure food security for her family. In the recent 2011 season, Josephine had a good maize yield harvesting six and a half bags on half an acre of land. Before joining One Acre Fund, Josephine was only able to harvest four bags of maize on that land.

With this loan, One Acre Fund will purchase fertilizer, seeds, and other important inputs to distribute to Josephine and her 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, Josephine will save for future use and invest in her business.

In 2012, the members of Angaza B Farmers group will each plant between ½ and one acre of maize.

She is pictured with her group members in the photograph above.

In this group: Rose, Gladys, Annety, Josephine, Pascal, Presengnnah, Rose, Samson

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