A loan of $2,725 helped a member to renovate his residential house and harvest his cocoa plantation.


Kikyo Women Group's story

Julius is a 34-year-old married man with three children living in Bundibugyo, Uganda. He deals in cocoa and also rides a motorcycle for his transport business. He has been in the transport business for ten years and he used his agriculture profits to buy a motorcycle. The main hardships the client is facing are customers not paying on time and seasonal weather changes that are affecting his cocoa yields. His personal goals are educating his children in better schools and constructing a better house. His business goals are to buy more land for farming and expand his business into new markets. He is a member of the above mentioned group and as per group policy every member guarantees the other in accessing a loan. Julius intends to use the loan to renovate his residential house and harvest his cocoa plantation. He is the one wearing a white shirt and squatting.

In this group: Julius, Kyakimwa Leya, Mambasa, Thembo, Elleni, Grace, Deborah, Yeyeri, Kezia, Eneka, Rajab, Moses, Jamidah, Saidi, Nelson, Enoka, Jovia, Astasana
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