A loan of $3,575 helped a member to buy chicken feed and day-old chicks and to pay school fees.


Gladys' Group's story

N. Gladys is the leader of Tubulwanyise group in Naluvule. She is a hardworking and devoted lady with a business raising poultry and selling paraffin (kerosene) from a pump at her home. For the poultry business, Gladys has been running it for four years with both broiler and layer chicks; for the paraffin business, she has been selling the paraffin for six years.

This is Gladys’ 34th loan from Pearl Microfinance and she is grateful that she has been able pay school fees for her ten children out of which seven have completed school while three are still in school. She also helps to cater for a disabled girl who was abandoned by the roadside seven years ago and no one has ever come up to claim her, plus two orphaned in-laws.

Gladys needs a loan to help with buying feed for her chicks, completing payment for her booked day old chicks, plus completing payment for her children’s school fees.

In this group: Gladys, Jane, Jenifer, Livingstone, Agnes, Fred, Halima, Christine, Rachael


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