A loan of $3,325 helped a member to restock his shop and pay school fees for his children.

Terere Group 1, Mukono's story

(W. Dissan, who appears in the small photo is the leader of his group and the one that was interviewed for the story)

W. Dissan is a hard-working and devoted man and the leader of his lending group in Mukono. He is married with seven children, six of whom go to school. He has a retail shop business that helps him in taking care of his family. Dissan is also a farmer, growing food both for home consumption and to sell and this helps him to have additional income. In the future, Dissan hopes to expand his shop further so that he can make more profits compared to the $26 that he makes every week, approximately. Dissan needs a loan that will help him to restock his shop with more goods and to pay school fees for his children.

In this group: Dissan, Kulusum, Aisha, Henry, Charles, Florence, Saida, Jamada, John, Thomas, Richard, Robert, Stefano*, Deo*
*not pictured

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