Microfund for small loans to rural women in Uganda

by Bakatawamu Information of Development Empowerment

Summary

The project enhances the economic self-sufficiency of low-income women by supporting profitable economic activities through provision of micro-loans.This empowers women socially and economically.
$100
total raised
1
donor
0
monthly donors
7
years active

Challenge

Extreme vulnerability to poverty is still a challenge effecting rural women.The project will help 100 rural women in Jinja District Uganda to break the chains of dependence on men. 200 women have so far benefited out of this program. BIDE wants to take up this challenge by establishing a pro-poor facility which provides micro-loans to the marginalized to start small profitable businesses that can improve their income and attain financial autonomy.

Solution

We provide small loans and conduct training in small businesses. Follow-ups are made in which BIDE works closely with rural women on the management of their activities and their loans aiming at strengthening their livelihoods.

Long-Term Impact

The project will build capacity and empower 100 rural women helping them discover and develop their potential with a view of self-help.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

http:/​/​www.freetocharities.org.uk/​bidev

Organization Information

Bakatawamu Information of Development Empowerment

Location: Jinja, NA - Uganda
Website: http:/​/​www.freetocharities.org.uk/​bidev
Project Leader:
Tazuba Patrick
Director
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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