A loan of $4,150 helped a member restocking her shop with more products and buying more raw materials for making waragi.


Mary's Group's story

Mary N. is a determined and hard-working lady. She has run a retail shop and a waragi (Ugandan beer) business for 7 years in Luwayo. She is a single mother of 7 children aged 32-12 years. She also cares for 4 dependents. She is happy to say that her previous loans have enabled her children attend school. Two have graduated from university, one is now taking a course of study, and the rest are in secondary schools.

In her shop, Mary sells food and refreshments. As a result, she makes 200,000/= ("/=" is the symbol for Ugandan shillings) in profit each month. She has a strong plan too expand her shop to earn more income for her children’s continued education and general upkeep.

She needs a loan to help purchase more stock for her grocery shop. She is 48 years old and divorced. Her hard work has benefited her and her family a lot.

In this group: Mary, Jane, Jane, Betty, Godfrey, Suzan, Sarah, Dan, Christopher, Edith*, Jesca*, Robert
*not pictured


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