Boosting Crop farming and piggery

Agnes Sanyu
Loan group 
Tukolebukozi Namaiba 3748
Sector 
Farming (animal rearing)
Disbursement date 
28/05/2018
Repayment frequency 
Weekly
Expected end date 
27/05/2019
Business plan 
Agnes an agriculture farmer explains that, she farms crops like sweet potatoes, tomatoes, maize and beans in addition to rearing pigs and goats. Borrowing has enabled her to increase her daily sales since she now plant in time and catch up with the season, she is able to plant on an average scale, adds fertilizers and pesticides which has enabled her acquire better yields. She needs a loan to buy one more grown pig, build a temporary piggery house, buy pesticides, hire labor so as to plant on a large scale and get more profits. She expects the loan to help her get better harvests since she will be in position to fertilize and also control pests and diseases thus growing vigorous crops. Sanyu sells some of her output from her stall in Namaiba.
Personal situation 
Agnes narrates that after failing to study in primary three after her father passing on, she stayed home and dug until she met her husband and got married with four children now. Currently she is an agricultural farmer for 20 years to date.
$250
Date of birth 
1977
Marital status 
Married
Children 
4

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