Nuwagaba I. is an individual client from Rukungiri. He is 41 years old and married with five children, all of whom are in school. I. is involved in agriculture. He has a banana plantation enterprise and he sells matooke (steamed green bananas) for a living. I. employs one laborer in his shamba (field) and his major customers are the local community. On average, he makes about $87 in monthly profit. In addition, he is also involved in the sale of timber.
He has been in business for over eight years and needs a loan to upgrade his banana plantation by buying and applying manure and pesticides. I. hopes to be a model farmer in his area due to his determination.