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Total loan: $5,000
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Twekembe Women's Group

Uganda
Mukono, Uganda / General Store

A loan of $5,000 helped a member sarah Mugerwa needs a loan to help with buying more sugar, bread, margarine, and cooking oil for sale in her shop.


Twekembe Women's Group's story

Sarah M. is the chairperson of Twekembe Development group in Mukono. She is married with no child but takes care of her husband's children and 5 nieces, all in school. Her retail shop and milk selling business are doing well thanks to the loans that have helped her cope with paying school fees for her beneficiaries. She has also managed to buy a plot together with her husband, and they are planning to build a house on the same plot. She still has her plans of opening up a dairy shop in Nasuuti so that her income increases tremendously; but right now, she would like to buy more goods for her retail shop once she has access to a loan.

In this group: Sarah, Robinah, Florence, Joyce, Gertrude, Justine, Agnes, Christine, Norah, Irene, Janet, Steven, Norah, Prossy, Immaculate, Florence, Gladys
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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: November 20, 2008
Facilitated by Field Partner: Pearl Microfinance Limited

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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: November 20, 2008
Facilitated by Field Partner: Pearl Microfinance Limited