A loan of $700 helped a member to boost her business.

Gertrude Nakamya’S Group's story

Gertrude is the leader of a 4-member group. She is a 43-year-old, married woman with 6 children aged between 26 and 7. Four of her children go to school. Gertrude takes care of two additional family members. She resides in and owns a five-roomed house where eight people are living in all. They don’t have electricity and piped water at home. The family gets three meals a day.

Gertrude resides and works in a semi-urban area which is on the outskirts of Kampala. She sells fish in Nakulabye market and buys the fish from Kimme Island in Lake Victoria. Gertrude uses public transport to and from the island. She sells to all categories of people, mainly wholesale, and works four days a week. Her monthly expenses include school fees, medication, and feeding the family.

Gertrude has been with MCDT for five years and is presently servicing her tenth loan, working all this while with the same group mates. She wants to use this loan to increase the inventory of her business.

In this group: Gertrude, Christine, Mastula, Aidah

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