A loan of $325 helped to purchase a mobile phone, solar charging set and weighing scale so that he may provide vital farming information to his community.

Baker's story

Baker is 33 years old. He is married and has one child. He and his wife earn their income through the sale of crops and livestock. They grow maize, beans, coffee, and sorghum. They also keep cows and goats.

Baker looks forward to becoming a Community Knowledge Worker (CKW). As a CKW, he will use the materials in his business-in-a-box (smartphone, solar charging set and weighing scale) to disseminate vital agricultural information to the other members of his village, helping them to improve their crop yields and to increase their incomes.

With the additional money that he will earn as a CKW, Baker will buy agricultural inputs to increase the productivity of his farm. His biggest dream is to see his children receive a good education.

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