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Total loan: $825


Kasese, Western Region, Uganda / Housing

Monica's loan finished fundraising, but these other borrowers need your support

A loan helped for house construction.

Monica's story

Monica is a forty year old single mother of one.

She has been a teacher for thirteen years and from her earnings has been able to venture into farming and rearing of cattle.

She is faced with a challenge of high costs of living as this affects her income inflows.

She hopes to upgrade in her career by going back to school for better courses and wants money for house construction.