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How The Acre Fund Associaton Has Developed Lwandeti Location

There have evolved an association in Lwandeti location commonly known as The One Acre Fund Association(OAFA). It involves all small scale farmers i.e all the farmers who have two and a half acres of land and below.It is optional.You can either join or not.Everybody with the qualification has registered due to its fruits/benfits. Each farmer is given an a mount of maize seeds,bean seeds,fertilizer and any other requirements for planting.After harvesting you retur/pay back the amount of maize and beans you were given plus a very little intrest.This has atracted many whereby it has made farming economical and also reduced the food problem in the region.It has also encouraged peace as these farmers work together.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: One Acre Fund

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Webuye, Lwandeti, Kenya
 
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