Total loan: $550


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Bundibugyo, Western Region, Uganda / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy cocoa for resale.

Joshua's story

Joshua is a cocoa farmer in Bundibugyo,Uganda. He supplements his harvest by renting other cocoa gardens to harvest and have quantity output to sell. For 15 years he has been in cocoa farming with responsibilities of looking after his family of wife and four children, all attending school, and paying school fees for his children.

His business is affected by cocoa pests and diseases that reduce the volume of his expected cocoa harvests. The intention of this loan is to rent cocoa gardens to harvest and sell to cocoa companies. He aspires to become a leading cocoa supplier in his area, which in turn will promote his standard of living.