A loan of $3,175 helped a member to pay school fees and restock a store.


Rwenkuba Bakyara Tukole Group, Rukungiri's story

Ireen leads the Rwenkuba Bakyara Tukole group, Rukungiri. She is 56 years old, married and has four children, one of whom is still in school. For the last seven years, she has made a living by running a retail shop in the Katerera Trading Centre where she sells basic items such as sugar, salt, soap and cooking oil. Most of her customers live nearby. In a typical month, Ireen makes 200,000 UGX, which she has used to pay off a previous loan and expand her shop. She also runs a business on the side raising pigs and owns several rental properties, and all her work has allowed her to dramatically improve her life and her family's. She is determined to educate her children and increase her sales. She is applying for this loan to pay her child's school fees and restock her shop with goods.

In this group: Ireen, Apoch, Ivan, Zam, Emmily, Giradesi, Enid, Florence, Beatrice


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