A loan of $1,250 helped a member to restock her shop with more goods like sugar, rice and maize flour in bulk.

Kukola Development Group, Mukono's story

K. Margaret, shown at the bottom left in the small photo, also appears in the group photo. She is the leader of her lending group. She is a 48-year-old married woman with four children and also has three orphans under her care.

Margaret is a focused and highly motivated entrepreneur who has been running her retail shop in Kirinya-Bombay in Mukono district for the last twenty years. Her long span in this business is, by her own account, a testament to her good relationship skills which have positively impacted her customer base.

Margaret’s profit estimates are in the range of 300,000 Ugandan shillings per week. With this loan, it’s her deduction that she will be able to substantially expand her retail business.

In this group: Margaret, Hadijah, Christine, Phiona, Hadijah, Sarah, Veronica, Justine*, Paul

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