A loan of $1,525 helped a member buying mulch and manure for the banana plantation.

Bwenda Bakyara Twimukye. Ibanda Group's story

Hard working and die hard agriculturalist Simon B., aged 46, has been maintaining a banana plantation, a coffee plantation and cereal crop growing for more than 16 years in his home area of Bwenda, Ibanda. This fetches him 160,000 Ugandan shillings per month from banana sales though not enough to sustain his family of 4 children. Some of his children are still students at different institutions of learning.

Simon has persevered to keep the enterprise growing and his aim for making this loan is to enable him to buy mulch and manure for his plantations. He e plans to transport his products to bigger markets. This loan will help him increase his productivity and also earn more revenue to be able to live a more sustaining life. He inherited this business from his parents. He is such a devoted man that has keep the business going for all this while.

In this group: Simon, Christopher, Alex, Laurent, Lasious, Fred*, Mariagoret, Irene, Thereza, Betty, Edith
*not pictured

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