THE MOBILE DEBT TRAP: The Lion waiting to Pounce on its Prey
Mukasa is a small holder farmer in Luwero, a district in Central Uganda. Mucks and his family of 7 live off his one acre maize farm. He is a subsistence farmer who mainly grows maize to feed his household. Out of the 20 sacks of maize harvested from his farm, Mukasa only sells 2 sacks at the local market. From these two sacks, He gets an average income of UGX 120,000 (US$ 35) per month.However, Mukasa does not have a regular and stable income due to the uncertainties associated with subsistence agriculture.