Itojo Bakyara Tutungunkye Group, Ntungamo
Juliet is a multi-business lady who has been operating a retail shop, a "hotel" (small restaurant), and a bar in Itojo Trading Centre for 24 years. She started with only one business and the rest were started with her ever-increasing profits and the help of loans. She is able to make 120,000/= (Ugandan shillings) in profits each week. She attributes her profitability to her good customer care and the loans that help to her recapitalize her businesses.
Juliet has a dream of owning a business house as well as ensuring that her family is self sustaining with increased income. She needs a loan to be able to purchase more stock for her shop, more food for her restaurant, and drinks for the bar.
This is a Group Loan
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