Total loan: $950


Fort Portal, Western Region, Uganda / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy pesticides and weed the garden.

Janet's story

49 year old Janet lives in Kabarole, Uganda. She grows Irish potatoes for sale to generate income. She is happily married with six children, four attending school. She has worked in this business for 15 years and has been able to look after her family and pay the school dues for her children.

She is supported by her husband Kyarisima venesio appearing in the photo, he provides labor and her children. Educating her children to university level has been her dream. However, she is challenged by price fluctuations and poor methods of farming that provide only low yields. She is requesting a loan to buy pesticides and weed the garden. The second person in the photo is janet's husband