A loan of $3,700 helped a member to buy 10 mattresses, 4 suitcases, 12 bed sheets, and other stock.


Akwata Empola Group's story

Mariam is a 44-year-old married woman with five children. Her oldest child is now 26 and her youngest is just 17. The 17-year-old is still in a private secondary school in the area. Mariam also cares for her late sister's four children.

Mariam has a boutique where she mainly sells dresses and dressmaking materials. She has owned the shop since 1997 and recently branched out into providing other goods like mattresses, suitcases, bed sheets, and decorative home items.

Mariam is requesting a loan of 2 million USH. With this money she will buy 10 mattresses, 4 suitcases, 12 bed sheets, and other needed stock. She says that her loans help her to have the variety of items that her customers demand.

In this group: Mariam, Amina, Edward, Susan, Prossy, Hauah, Bernard, Justine, Aidah, Zam, Zaituui


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