Luganda Kulya Women's Group
She says this business generates approximately $42 a month in profits. Aisha says that with this loan she is going to purchase more bales of clothes to resell. Two female clients by the names of Sarah and Rehema had their faces partly obscured when the group photo was taken. I have marked them as not pictured. Aisha, the group leader, is the lady with the white blouse seated in the front row.
This is a Group Loan
In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.
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