A loan of $2,825 helped a member purchase more stock of maize, cassava, peanuts, beans and rice for the business.


Bugongi United Savings & Credit B, Kihihi Group's story

Benard R.'s main source of livelihood for the past 10 years has been selling produce and foodstuffs in Bugongi, Kihihi town. It is with earnings from this business that the hardworking Benard R. has managed to sustain his family of 13 children. The 48-year-old dynamic businessman has reached a point where profits accruing to his business now amount to 300,000 Ugandan shillings in a month. With steadying progress in building his small enterprise, he reckons his future prospects are rising every passing day. With a loan coming his way, he carries conviction that he will be able to buy more cash-crops produce like maize, cassava, peanuts, beans and rice, so that he does not run short of stock and supplies. This will improve his sales revenue and enable him to live a self-sustaining life as he looks at educating his children and they become important people who can support themselves in future.

In this group: Benard, Gilbert, Sitidia, Norah, Stephen, Gustine, Godfrey, Salume, Nobert, Rovis, Alex, Paulline, Night, Lawrance, Vastine, Jovia, Erick, John, Richard
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