A loan of $525 helped a member to purchase fertilizer and commercial maize and sorghum seed.

Tumaini Group's story

Margaret is a member of Tumaini Group in Lugari District. She is pictured with 13 One Acre Fund farmers, 7 women and 6 men. Margaret is standing on the right with her hand raised.

Margaret is a new One Acre Fund farmer and is excited for the 2013 Long Rains season. She joined One Acre Fund in order to grow enough food for the family and use increased profits to send her children to school.

Margaret thought her harvest last year was poor. She hopes that as a One Acre Fund farmer she can have an excellent harvest. Her biggest concern is sending her children to school. She plans on using future profits from the harvest to support her children’s studies and save for the future.

For the 2013 Long Rains season, Margaret’s group members will take input loans of ½ acre each. In total, this group will receive input loans for use on 6.5 acres of land.

In this group: Margaret, Josephine, Beatrice, Beatrice, Isaac, Philis, Josephine, Betty, Thomas, Mark, Cleophas, Rose, Benard

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