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Total loan: $600
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Scovia

Uganda
Kasese, Uganda / Food Production/Sales

A loan of $600 helped to buy cassava flour to sell.


Scovia's story

Scovia is a 35-year-old, single woman. She has five children, four of them going to school. Scovia sells cassava flour on a busy street, working six days a week and eleven hours a day. She began the business, to get income to pay school fees for her children, which is her greatest desire. She also desires to expand her business into new markets. She meets the difficulties of inadequate capital and competition.

Scovia needs this loan, to buy cassava flour to sell.



Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: May 19, 2014
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOFOKAM Ltd., a partner of Catholic Relief Services

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: May 19, 2014
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOFOKAM Ltd., a partner of Catholic Relief Services