A loan of $1,425 helped a member increase inventory.

Florence Nakyeyune Group's story

Florence is the leader of this group of 5 members. She is 45 years old, married, with three children aged between 18 and 20 years. All of her children go to school. She resides in a five-roomed house, that she owns, where she is staying with five people. Florence takes care of two additional family members. There is no electricity or piped water at her home. The family gets three meals a day. She resides and works in a semi-urban area in the outskirts of Kampala. Florence sells bananas in Kalerwe market and doesn’t incur any transport costs as she buys from her place of work. She sells to all categories of people, an average of 30 customers a day. She works seven days a week. Her major monthly expenses include medication, rent for business, feeding the family. She has been in this business for the last nine years. Florence has been with MCDT for over seven years and is managing her sixteenth loan, working with the same group mates. She wants to use this loan to buy ½ lorry of bananas and cutlery. Florence is aspiring to see her business grow bigger to be able to off-load a full lorry of bananas.

In this group: Flavia, Berna, Florence, Florence, Aisha

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