A loan of $450 helped to buy more matooke for resale.


Mukasa's story

J. Mukasa is 47 years old and married with three children aged twelve, eight and four years. He is from Rukungiri. He has a farm in Mabungo where he has grown bananas for years to sell in Mabungo’s trade center. He is also a spiritual leader and the pastor of one of the churches in Mabungo.


J. attributes his weekly income of 100,000 UGX plus the allowance he gets as a pastor to hard work and friendliness. He is also involved in the sale of coffee and other kinds of produce depending on the season. J. needs a loan to be able to buy more matooke, a medium-sized green banana used in making one of Uganda’s national dishes, for resale.


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