A loan of $3,025 helped a member to purchase high-grade manure fertilizer for his farming and gardens.

Kanyerere Ii Kyamwasha Bakyara Basheija Group's story

Forty-year-old Smith believes that without taking risks, one's odds at business success are minimal. Many people who know Smith describe him as a risk-taking and bold entrepreneur. Smith, who is happily married with 6 kids, has thrived in his food sales business, courtesy of his diligence, resilience and determination. His honesty, too, has been invaluable the last 9 years. Smith mostly sells beans, maize and coffee in food markets in Ntungamo. Weekly he says his business generates him shillings of 250,000 as profit.

Smith says being a farmer has come in really handy especially during times when there is a food crisis in Uganda. He says demand for his crops increases and as such he is able to make more sales profit. With this loan, Smith says he is going to purchase high-grade manure for his farming and gardens. He anticipates a betterment in his crop yields with the passage of time.

In this group: Smith, James, Medard, Jeska, Aidah*, Patrick, Peace, Justina, Merabu, Saffina, Justinah, Emmanuel, Annet, Jane
*not pictured

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