A loan of $3,700 helped a member to buy manure and fertilizers for her banana plantation.

Katojo Abamwe Group, Ibanda's story

M. Teddy is the leader of her lending group in Ibanda. She is a hardworking businesswoman who has been selling matooke (a green plantain dish) from Katojo Cell for seven years. Teddy is married with seven children, all of whom are at university or secondary school. Her business profits of 170,000 UGX a month enable her to pay their school fees.

Teddy ensures that she has good produce for sale, and this allows her to maximize her products depending on her stock and capital. She would like to make more profit as well as have a happy and healthy family. Teddy is requesting a loan to improve her banana plantation by buying manure and fertilizers for better output. She is grateful for her previous loans because they have helped her business and her family's welfare very much.

In this group: Teddy, Norah, Esau, Saban, Innocent, Alex, Wilber, Richard, Angella, Quaraish, Milton, Yorokamu, Provia, Geresome, Justine, Fred, Livingstone
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