Alex is a business man in one of the cells in Igara East, Bushenyi District. He operates a shop which he started in 2003. He started the retail business with the objective of getting a reliable source of income in order to look after his family with ease. He is also involved in agriculture on a small scale in an effort to earn money to look after his children. He would like to use the loan to buy more stock so that he can serve his customers with the required quality and quantity of stock. His clients are mainly the local people in his cell, and he says they have supported him greatly. His future hopes include becoming financially stable and giving his children the very best. He is hopeful that he will attain this if he is given the loan money amounting to 1,000,000 UGX.