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A loan of $2,775 helped a member buying more stock like sugar, salt, soap and many other items for resale.

Kasharara Bakyara Twimukye, Ibanda Group's story

In a certain village of Bwera, Ibanda there is a determined lady named T. Christine, aged 39 years, a go-getter businesswoman who has been dealing in general merchandise in a retail shop. This stickler for hard work is also a married mother of 3 school-going children and has been running her business for over 2 years. With this experience behind her, she has managed to subdue most of the uncertain adversities that have threatened to play havoc with her business. In a month, her business generates a profit of 240,000 Ugandan shillings.

This to all intents and purposes is a low figure. What has helped her as she operates her business have been her exceptional customer relationship skills. Now, she is taking a long view with an aim of maximizing her small profits. She figures this loan will come in handy in helping her buy more stock as currently she sells small household items like sugar, soap, and so on.

In this group: Christine, Gertrude, Jeremina, Naome, Fausta, Annet, Jackline, Joy, Jenifer*
*not pictured

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