A loan of $2,325 helped a member to hire labourers to work on the farm.

Kayanja Tusitukirewamu Seed Pjt Group's story

The group is comprised of 5 members and is located in a rural setting. The members are involved in different activities which include agriculture where they grow maize, beans, passion fruits and matooke (green plantain), beer and soda selling and local brewing.

Charles is a married man aged 49, he lives with his family in a rural area with 14 children, 12 of whom still attend school. He is a farmer who grows matooke, maize and passion fruit. He is also a salary earner.

He works 6 days a week and for 8 hours each day. He started his farming business in 1995 with the purpose of improving the family’s income. He wants this loan to pay for the workers on the farm. His clients are people from the surrounding villages and those from the city.

He hopes that he can enlarge his business and he also wants to improve on his family’s standard of living. The challenges he faces are pests and diseases which attack the crops and fluctuation of prices. He describes himself as hardworking.

In this group: Charles, Aloysious, Mary, Christopher, Godfrey

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