A loan of $1,050 helped a member to buy salt, beer soda and sugar to sell.

Nyakitokoli Basubuzi Group's story

Rose is a member of the above mentioned group where each member guarantees the other in accessing a loan. She is a fifty three-year-old married woman with seven children, living in Fort Portal, Uganda. In order to raise money to take her children to good schools, she decided to start a retail shop. Now three of them have graduated from university. She is also a farmer and mainly grows food crops. She faces hardships of price fluctuation and inadequate capital to meet the high demand. Her dream is a wholesale shop and buying more land for farming. Rose intends to use the loan to buy salt, beer, soda and sugar to sell.

In this group: Rose, Vangirini, John, Grace, Vanisi, Samuel, Milly, Augustine
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