Pheona with her spice business at the Uganda marketplace

A Business that Spiced Up Her Life

University graduate Pheona has always been business minded. Choosing to run a market stall instead of walking the streets looking for a job, the mother of two now has a large spice stall at the famous St. Balikuddembe market in Uganda. 

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VisionFund Uganda is a Christian owner-operated mission-driven microfinance network working with caregivers in hard to reach, impoverished locations so they can create secure futures for their children. Inspired by Christian values, we are dedicated to working with the most vulnerable families and communities regardless of religion, race, ethnicity gender, to create lasting change in their lives.

VisionFund serves low income clients living in vulnerable and rural communities by offering financial and livelihood solutions, delivered through our Network, World Vision and partners; empowering families to create income and jobs; and unlocking economic potential for communities to thrive. The products and services offered fall into five broad categories: microloans, savings programmes, microinsurance, training and education. Benefits include sustainable livelihoods, increased economic well-being, improved community well-being, decreased dependence on outside aid and restoration of hope and dignity. 

Together with World Vision, we are focused on ending extreme poverty by 2030.


Capital City

42.7 million

Population, total

32.9 billion

GDP (current US$)