A loan of $4,675 helped a member to purchase more food items as well as new pairs of shoes and clothes to offer for resale.


Matale Women's Group 1 - Lugazi's story

M. Robinah belongs to the Matale Women’s group in Lugazi. This mother of eight has for the last 20 years operated a business with the help of her husband and her sister. She sells food items (mostly tomatoes), shoes, and clothes. She began this business with a PEARL micro-loan. Before she started her endeavor, she was a farmer. She now earns 70,000 shillings a week in profits. With this loan, Robinah says she wants to expand her business. This will be in the form of further purchases of more tomatoes as well as cassava and fresh beans, new pairs of shoes, and clothing items to offer for sale.

In this group: Robinah, Esther, Margret, Doreen, Sarah, Moses, John, Specioza, Christine, Henry*, Joseph, Tadeo, Steven, Fatuma*, Betty, Benah*, Jofrey, Betty, Sarah
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