A loan of $4,125 helped a member recapitalising business and paying school fees for the children.


Ben's Group's story

M. Ben is the leader of his group in Lugazi. He is a married man with 8 children aged between 23 – 9 years all in school with the first still at the University as he takes care of his other siblings. Ben is a fisherman in Kiyindi for 9 years selling all his catch for an income. At first, before this business, he was a salary earner employed by a fishing company and the little capital he had enabled him buy a boat and fishing net in addition to the loans. Now he has more than doubled his earnings and he is proud of his achievements since he employs more than 7 people. He wants to become the supplier of boat engines because they earn more as well as continue educating his children for a decent future. He needs a loan to help recapitalize his business plus paying school fees for his children.

In this group: Ben, Adora, Christine, Resty, Caroline, Sipe, Masitula, Ayubu, Saulo, Jane, Patricia, Hamidah, Hakimu, Mary*
*not pictured


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