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A loan of $325 helped to pay school fees for her children.

Vasta's story

Vasta is 50 years old, has seven children and lives in Kasese, Uganda. For 13 years, she has been running a bar business located in a taxi park. Her main customers are travelers. She hopes to build a permanent house, expand business and buy land despite challenges of inadequate capital and high taxes. She is a hardworking woman and determined to see all her children graduate with degrees.Vasta intends to use the money to pay school fees for her children.

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