A loan of $700 helped a member to purchase hybrid seed and fertilizer for the cultivation of maize, millet, and sorghum.

Sang'alo A Group's story

Sang'alo A Group is located in Bungoma South District. It is a group of 10 women and 1 man led by Lynet, pictured on the right with her hand raised. She is receiving an input loan for ½ acre of maize, millet, and sorghum cultivation. Lynet first enrolled with One Acre Fund during the 2010 Long Rains and is now preparing to be a One Acre Fund farmer during the 2013 Long Rains season. Lynet joined One Acre Fund in order to gain knowledge in farming and grow enough food for the family

Prior to joining One Acre Fund, Lynet was only able to harvest 2 bags of maize per ½ acre, but after joining One Acre Fund during the Long Rains 2012, she was able to harvest 10 bags per ½ acre! She plans to use the money that she earns from her next harvest to send her children to school and save for the future. Lynet’s group members will each receive input loans of ½ acre during the 2013 Long Rains season. In total they will receive inputs for 5.5 acres of maize and sorghum.

In this group: Lynet, Mary, Eunice, Godwin, Inviolata, Rosemary, Mary, Rida, Mary, Zaphine, Elizabeth

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