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Total loan: $4,000
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Tusuubira Women's Group

Uganda
Lugazi, Uganda / Clothing

A loan of $4,000 helped a member harriet needs a loan to buy textiles for her trade.


Tusuubira Women's Group's story

Harriet N. has been the leader of the Tusuubira Women's Group in Lugazi for 11 years. She is 43 years old and a single mother. She has three children who are in school and she also cares for two other relatives.

Harriet has a business tailoring clothes for women and children. She has over 17 years of experience in this business. Harriet's tailoring business is run from Lugazi. Her customers bring in their clothes for Harriet to sew and she also makes others to sell.

Harriet needs a loan so she can buy bitenge and traditional dress (gomesi). She also needs to settle the electricity bill at her work place.

Harriet has a dream of increasing the number of students to whom she teaches the sewing trade. She now has 5 students. She also hopes to buy more sewing machines in the near future.

In this group: Harriet, Prossy, Sarah, Aloyzious, Scovia, Mustafa, Kulusumu, Mayimunah, Margaret, Jesca
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Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: September 3, 2008
Facilitated by Field Partner: Pearl Microfinance Limited

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Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: September 3, 2008
Facilitated by Field Partner: Pearl Microfinance Limited