A loan of $4,025 helped a member to buy manure and pay for labor for his tea farms.

Kishegyere Kwetungura Group, Kihihi's story

Francis M. is the leader of Kishegyere Kwetungura group A in Kihihi. He is 39 years old and married with three children all school-going.

He is an agriculturalist involved in tea farming. He has been selling tea leaves to Kayonza Tea Factory in Kishegyere for over 20 years. Previously, Francis was involved in the sale of coffee and goats, and the tea growing and selling is an additional business.

He makes 550,000 KES as profits monthly and he hopes that will grow over time.

His plan is to have more acres of tea and have his children educated.

He says that ever since he started taking loans, his sales have increased. At the moment, he needs a loan to be able to buy manure and pay for labor for his tea farms.

In this group: Francis, Wilson, James, Christopher, Kate, Oliver, David, Amos, Wellen, Enock, Edward, Yoram, Ivan, Nathan, Caleb, Jackson, Justus, Milton, Eric, Gad, Constance, Christine, Gorette*, Kewoda
*not pictured

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