A loan of $1,825 helped a member to buy more food for use at her restaurant.

Bakyara Tutungukye Group's story

Thrity-five-year-old Jesca runs a 7-year-old restaurant business in Ibanda district in Uganda. Jesca, a happily married mother of 3, is one woman who is running her own businesses to fight poverty.

As a result of of her hard work, Jesca deservedly earns 100,000 UGX per week as profits from the restaurant. She says the years she has spent in her restaurant business have been years of excellent service. Agriculture was her first business and Jesca still does it. She says she used savings from her agriculture business to begin her current business. This hardworking business lady says, with the will of God, she plans to educate her children to the high institutions of learning. And with the Kiva loan, she plans to buy more food for use at her restaurant.

In this group: Jesca, Geogeus*, Thomas, Valeria, Rosemary, Lydia*, Patrick, James, Maria, Annet
*not pictured

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