CODE issues non secured loans to rural communities particularly women in Western Uganda. CODE acquired a money lending license in 2015 and has worked with 35 locally registered VSLA groups in Kasese district. The business has disbursed loans worth ~$140,000 and has been able to facilitate ~$35,000 worth in savings. The business currently has a relationship with ~1,050 farmers to whom it provides energy (solar products) and agricultural input loans.
CODE is providing unique solar and agricultural inputs that enhance the productivity of smallholder farmers to increase income generation and improve livelihoods. The products also enable women to have more time to engage in production and make them more self-sustainable.