A loan of $1,250 helped a member to buy goods like soap, sugar and beans for resale at her retail shop.

Nyamirama Bakyara Twimukye Group's story

Gone are those days when women were tied to only domestic work which did not have any economic value and were not even allowed in politics. The women’s movements that started in US way way back showed a great change sweeping across the entire world for women’s economic and political rights.

Presently, women have taken a center stage in the business world. In Uganda, women have actively taken important roles in the economic development of the country and the household incomes.

A good example is a 36 year old Annet who manages a retail shop and a bar in Ntungamo. As the saying goes, ‘experience is the best teacher.' Experience has indeed taught Annet all the necessary skills for her business which she has handled for 2 decades.

This hardworking and flexible business lady earns 50,000 Uganda shillings per week as profits from her business. She also practices agriculture as her other source of income and she stressed that she got the working capital to start up a retail shop and a bar from the sale of coffee.

Her dream is to buy land in the near future.

With this kiva loan, Annet plans to buy goods like soap, sugar, beans for resale at her retail shop.

In this group: Annet, Justine, Judith, Patricia, Melon, Grace, Beatrice, Jadress*
*not pictured

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