A loan of $3,050 helped a member to buy more beans, maize, coffee and so on for increased stock.


Akwata Empola Gambwa Group 1, Mityana's story

B. Silvester is the leader of his lending in Mityana. He is a hardworking and very devoted man with a business buying produce like beans, maize, tea and coffee from the farmers in Mityana villages and selling to the retailers and shop owners as well as other customers in Mubende, Mityana and Kampala.

Over his years in business, Silvester has developed a strong bond with his suppliers in a way that they always keep produce for him even when it is scarce. He is able to make 80,000/= as weekly profits.

Silvester is grateful that his loans have always enabled him to have enough stock, hence being able to pay his children’s school fees and expand his businesses. He needs a loan to be able to buy more produce to sell.

In this group: Silvester, Aidah, Aloysious, Cosmas, Emmanuel, Esther*, Fatuma, Fred, Hussein*, Jamilu
*not pictured


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