Total loan: $1,400
Fort Portal, Western Region, Uganda / Agriculture
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A loan helped to buy pesticides and fertilizers to apply on her plantation.
Vernie is a female resident of the Kabarole district. She grows passionfruit and bananas, which she has been doing for over five years. She was inspired by the availability of enough market for the passionfruit and bananas. She hopes to start growing watermelon on a large scale. The main challenges she is facing are prolonged drought, pests and diseases. The main purpose of the loan is to buy pesticides and fertilizers to apply on her plantation.