A loan of $1,550 helped to buy a piece of land.


Charles's story

Charles 36 years is a Ugandan citizen who resides in Kagyeyo, Kebisoni – Rukungiri District. He is a married man and a father to six (06) children of which two (02) attend school.
He is a farmer in his home place with his main business as a banana seller. He has a big banana plantation where he trades the bananas to different traders in the District who later transports them to the city (Kampala District).
Charles began this business with an aim of getting income to meet the needs of his family.However he now has challenges like the banana wilt and season fluctuations where the bananas don’t produce the desired yields. He is now taking this loan from UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI) with the aim buying another piece of land close to his homestead, this he thinks will provide more land for expanding his plantation therefore increasing the yields and in turn take great care of his wife and children's tuition.
Through agriculture, he will be able to improve on his household livelihood which calls for sustainable well being.



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