A loan of $4,850 helped a member to purchase more pairs of shoes to resell and pay for a market stall.

Jinja Central B Group's story

36-year-old Florence has been in the shoe sales trade for 8 years running now, in the town of Jinja. The happily married mother of five says she began this business with capital from her first business, milk sales. It’s taken her eight years of nothing but unwavering diligence and determination to succeed. She says it was not a flying start at the threshold, but once she got her foot in the door, she has not looked back.

Florence has been making gradual inroads and she is very upbeat about the future prospects of her enterprise. Weekly she says her sales revenue totals up to shillings 200,000 Ugandan shillings. Florence is asking for this Kiva loan to expand her business. She says she is going to purchase more pairs of shoes and also pay for a market stall where she can sell her shoes.

In this group: Florence, Muhammed, Prossy, Irene, Edison, Ibrahim, Mike, Sarah, Bakai, Abdallah, Majorine, Scovia, Alex, Edisa, Irene, Faosta*
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