Microloans for S. Sudanese Refugee Women in Uganda

 
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Microloans for S. Sudanese Refugee Women in Uganda

Microloans for S. Sudanese Refugee Women in Uganda

Microloan recipients

Microloan recipients
By providing microloans, business training, and ongoing technical support to struggling South Sudanese women refugees in Uganda, we empower them to start small businesses and create a better life for their families

Monthly borrower meeting

Monthly borrower meeting
We organize monthly borrower meetings where women receive business training and ongoing technical support

Josephine Achayo

Josephine Achayo
Achayo is 50 years old, widow, and has a child who is still in primary school. She lives with her small boy in a rented single room apartment in Kibuli - outskirt of Kampala. Achayo, like many other Sudanese refugee women in Uganda gets no economic support. For the past 10 years, she has been doing low scale business in local brewery selling to end users. Currently, she needs a loan of $250 to procure bulk of dry fish and do retailing enterprise in order to pay for house rent, foods, and school

Martina Acen

Martina Acen
Acen is the leader of her lending group in Kakira zone. She is a hard-working lady with a business of selling yellow bananas, known as “bogoya”. She is surporting 12 dependant orphans without any economic support. She needs a loan of $250 to be able to buy more yellow bananas for resale to make money to educate her children, provide for basic needs and to repay the loan.

Award ceremony

Award ceremony
Celebrating the sucess of our microloans program

Esther Itee

Esther Itee
She is a food vendor and services rice and stew. Her food is moderately priced and very tasty, so for this reason lots of people buy from her stand. She says demand for her food is good but does not have fund for expansion. She needs a loan of $250 project in her business to provide for her basic needs and to repay the loan.

Rose Abalo

Rose Abalo
Abalo is 30 years old refugee Sudanese woman, and has three children who are still in school. She lives with her husband and children in a rented single room local house in Kakira – outskirt of Kampala, which is a popular poor place only for Sudanese refugees. Abalo earns income by running a local cosmetic corner by the roadside in her community. Abalo has been in this business for over 11 years now and currently needs a loan of $500 to buy cosmetics in bulk to increase the stock in her business

Anisa Atoo, returned client to Kampala from Juba

Anisa Atoo, returned client to Kampala from Juba
Photo from Progress Report 'Clients are returning to Kampala from Juba'

Amitto pays university fees via her hair salon

Amitto pays university fees via her hair salon
Photo from Progress Report 'A new Loan from Trolltech Foundation'
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Organization

Project Leader

William Logai Ochieng

Oslo, Oslo Norway

Where is this project located?

Map of Microloans for S. Sudanese Refugee Women in Uganda