Tusuubira Women's Group
Harriet has a business tailoring clothes for women and children. She has over 17 years of experience in this business. Harriet's tailoring business is run from Lugazi. Her customers bring in their clothes for Harriet to sew and she also makes others to sell.
Harriet needs a loan so she can buy bitenge and traditional dress (gomesi). She also needs to settle the electricity bill at her work place.
Harriet has a dream of increasing the number of students to whom she teaches the sewing trade. She now has 5 students. She also hopes to buy more sewing machines in the near future.
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