A loan of $1,600 helped a member to expand a charcoal business.

Mawero East A(I) Group's story

The leader of this small group is Sadi R.. She currently sells charcoal and is requesting a loan to expand her business. Sadi is 40 years old and is married; her husband sells matooke (plantain). She has 3 children ranging in age from 18 to 22. Each week, Sadi makes approximately UGS 40000 (US$24.00) in profits and with the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to complete her house, which is under construction. Sadi has taken a loan from BRAC Uganda before in the amount of UGS 300000 (US$175) to invest in her business and the loan was paid back on time.

Sadi is joined in her small group by Kadija K., Annet S. and Zaituni N.. Kadija K. sells charcoal sales and wants to increase her stock. Annet S., who also sells charcoal, wants a loan to expand and become a wholesaler. Zaituni N. operates a retail shop and wants to use the loan to increase stock in the shop.

This is a group loan. The loan funds will be distributed among the group members, each of whom will invest in her own business. The members mutually guarantee one another's loans. If one member does not repay, the other members are responsible.

In this group: Sadi, Kadija, Annet, Zaituni

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