A loan of $4,050 helped a member to purchase more bags of coffee, beans and maize to resell.


Kanyanga Tukwantanisegroup's story

35-year-old Dezi has been in the food sales business for the past 15 years. He mostly sells coffee, beans, millet, maize and bananas in the various food markets in Rukungiri. The father of eight says he began this business after a friend persuaded him into selling some of the crops he grows on his farms.

On the side, Dezi is also involved in goat sales. Both these businesses are highly profitable and he says he is anticipating better prospects in the aftermath of getting this Kiva loan. Monthly he says this business generates sales revenue of Ugandan shillings 150,000.

Dezi says with this Kiva loan he is going to purchase more bags of coffee, beans and maize to resell. He also intends to use the rest of the money to pay fees for his kids.

In this group: Dezi, Josephine*, Alice, Abert*, James, Justine, Faraziya, Deus, Juliet, Moses*, Ronald, Innocent, Kikorere, Monica, Margret, Joseph
*not pictured


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