Invest in more in her piggery and farming business

Scovia Nampijja
Loan group 
Katonoko B SSI 3526
Sector 
Farming (animal rearing)
Disbursement date 
15/01/2018
Repayment frequency 
Weekly
Expected end date 
21/01/2019
Business plan 
Scovia runs a piggery and farming business at home. She keeps pigs and grows a variety of crops. The pigs are mainly bought by traders from Ssenyi, Ssi and Lugazi who come and buy directly from her home. She sells the piglets at 50,000sh and the pigs at 200,000sh. She plants bananas and maize on a large scale and sell to traders from Ssi and Lugazi who buy the crops directly from the garden. She sells the Bananas depending on the size of the bunch ,Small size go for 7000sh, medium size go for 9,000sh and big size go for 12000sh.She says it's convenient because she is able to rear the animals will she also practices crop farming. She makes good sells and these yield profit which helps her provide food and education for her children. She asks for a loan so that, she can buy food for the pigs. She believes that, this animal rearing can grow and in the future help her raise her children with quality education as well as sustaining the home especially along the lines of providing food and medication.
Personal situation 
Scovia was born in Ssi grew up in ssi she did not get a chance to go school because her parents did not believe in education for a girl child. Years later she got married and moved to her husband’s home and engaged in both animal and crop farming.
$278
Date of birth 
1977
Children 
4

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