A loan of $1,975 helped a member to purchase beans and palm oil to sell.


Kyanya Bakyara Thuwathikana Group's story

Eddy is 50 years old, married, and has six children. She lives in Kasese, Uganda. She has been in the retail business for eight years. She started with 100,000 shillings and now has 2,000,000 shillings as working capital.

Eddy is a member of the Kyanya Bakyara Thuwathikana Group where each member guarantees the other in accessing a loan. Eddy is requesting a loan, which she will use to buy beans and palm oil to sell. Her hardships are customers not paying on time, inadequate capital to purchase stock, and seasonal weather changes. Her personal goals are educating her children, buying a car, and building a permanent house. Her business goals are buying land to grow crops, expanding her business into new markets, and moving her business to more permanent location.

In this group: Eddy, Roben, Zaresi, Kezia, Joice, Pelusi, Grace, Raphail, Jeneva
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