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Total loan: $5,000
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Yeko's Group

Uganda
Lugazi, Uganda / Farm Supplies

A loan of $5,000 helped a member buying more produce for resale.


Yeko's Group's story

N. Yeko is the leader of her lending group in Lugazi. She is a hard-working business lady who has been selling agricultural products, such as matooke and sweet potatoes, for 10 years. Yeko started on a very small scale in the Lugazi Central market but, at the moment, she is able to make profits worth 150,000/= a week. She says that her loans enable her to stock quality produce and enable her business to move swiftly.

She plans to builda a residential house for her family and ensure that all her children get a quality education. Yeko needs a loan to help increase the capital in her business so that she is able to buy more produce to resell. This is Yeko’s 35th loan and she and her businesses have grown because of them. She is 50 years and married with 6 children ages 16 to 35, because she also takes care of orphans.

In this group: Yeko, Daisy, Beat, Aisha, Christopher, Betty, Christine, John, Sarah, Dezi, Isa, Teo, Livingstone, Patrick, Pross, Musa, Joanita, Rose, Beatrice, Robinah
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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: August 6, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Pearl Microfinance Limited

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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: August 6, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Pearl Microfinance Limited