Total loan: $1,225


Aber, Northern Region, Uganda / Agriculture

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A loan helped to hire labor for plowing land.

Kokcanikwerifarmersgroupzambia's story

Benson is a male aged 41 years who lives in Aber, Uganda. He is married with 3 children, 2 of whom attend school. He has been farming since 2000 growing soya beans, sunflowers, sweet potatoes, cassava, peas ,and beans. His wife does local brewing. He sells produce as a side income.

He is requesting a loan from VisionFund Uganda to hire labor to plow the land so to be able to grow enough crops earn income after selling the harvest. He will use the income to pay school fees for his children and meet the family's basic needs.

Benson describes himself as hardworking. Price fluctuations of agricultural products are his major challenge. He is grateful to Kiva for the support.