Enhancing women's lives through micro credit

by Women Rights Initiative

Summary

This project aims to build capacities of women in business skills and management in Jinja providing them with small low interest loans to enable them expand there business.100 women will receive loans
$30.00
total raised
1
donor
0
monthly donors
6
years active

Challenge

WORI is undertaking poverty and the disenfranchisement of impoverished, illiterate women. Initiated in 2009 in rural Buwenge, Uganda, WORI has provided over 185 micro loans to chronically poor women in eastern Uganda many supporting AIDS orphans. Borrowers boost there small businesses and use their profits to pay for school fees, food, health care and clothing’s. Communities benefit as borrowers hire helpers and advocate for local improvements

Solution

WORI will make analyze, qualify, train and issue loans of $50 - $100 impoverished women to start and boost businesses. WORI will organize weekly borrower meetings, conduct periodic site visits, and provide ongoing business training and counseling

Long-Term Impact

Empowering women living in desperate poverty in rural eastern Uganda promotes the countries development from the bottom up. Women become involved in grass roots movements and advocate for social and economic changes in their own country.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.woriuganda.com,http:/​/​wori-uganda.blogspot.com
economic empowerment programme
Enhancing womens lives though micro credit

Organization Information

Women Rights Initiative

Location: Jinja -Uganda, Uganda - Uganda
Website: http:/​/​woriuganda.com http:wori-uganda.blogspot.com
Women Rights Initiative
Project Leader:
Kigere Rose
jinja, Uganda

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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