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.

Vincent's story

Vincent is 44 years old. He is married and has six children. He and his wife earn their income through the sale of crops and livestock. They grow maize, coffee, cassava, passion fruit and bananas. They also keep cows, pigs and chickens.

Vincent 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, Vincent will buy agricultural supplies. His biggest dream is to see his children receive a good education.

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