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A loan of $3,200 helped a member restocking his retail shop with more general merchandise.


Matiya's Group's story

B. Matiya is the leader of his group in Ibanda. He is 36 years old and married with six children who are all in school. He has a retail shop in Omububaare trading centre that has been in operation for fifteen years. At the moment, Matiya is able to make approximately $43 in profits a week, and this enables him to take care of his family. He is a friendly man and determined, and this has enabled him to win more customers. In the future, he would like to turn his shop into a wholesale business, and also to have a happy and educated family. Matiya is seeking a loan to enable him to add more stock in his shop so that he can boost his business further.

In this group: Matiya, Godler, Patrick, Scovia, Kimanywenda, Maria, Justus, Dominanta, Beatrice, Dominico, Sylvia, Faizal, Maria, Stephen, Hawa, Richard*, Resty, Lydia*
*not pictured


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