A loan of $4,325 helped a member to buy timber to use in his workshop.


Bijampola Mugalike Group's story

Ponsiano is a 53-year-old married and hardworking Ugandan man living in Kagadi, with seven children aged between 25 and 12 with only four attending school. He owns a carpentry workshop and has done farming and sold produce since 2001 to generate income to support his family. He hopes to grow his business although he is affected by inadequate capital. Ponsiano intends to use the loan to buy timber to use in his workshop. He is a member of Bijampola Mugalike group, where each member guarantees the other to get a loan since they don’t have securities.

In this group: Ponsiano, Specioza, Mary, Josephine, Tereza, Selester, Perepetwa, Gertrude, Florence, Dan, Matia, Seezi, Joyce , Edward, Bonie, Rose , Josephine, Edward*
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