She works six days a week and 12 hours per day and she also owns a retail shop which supplements her income. She has been in the agricultural business since 2005 and she started the business to earn a living and get money for school fees.
She acquired this loan to buy pesticides and manure for her plantations. She says her clients are traders from Kyotera and Kampala. Her future hopes are to educate the children she is taking care of and to be the leading supplier of agricultural products in her area.
Her problem is the unpredictable weather such as a long drought and she describes herself as a hardworking woman and thanks lenders for the good work.
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This loan is part of UGAFODE's program for clients who live in isolated rural areas with limited access to financial services. Uniquely, UGAFODE focuses its efforts on agricultural areas in Uganda that are over 50 km from their branches, providing loans to both groups and individual borrowers. The organization believes that the risk of offering services to remote clients is outweighed by the benefits to customers and their often underserved communities.
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