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Total loan: $775
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Central B1-Baluka Betty Group

Uganda
Kibuli, Uganda / Fruits & Vegetables

A loan of $775 helped a member to purchase bogoya ( ripe bananas).


Central B1-Baluka Betty Group's story

Betty B. is 45 years of age. She is a widow and a devoted mother of seven children. She is also a caring guardian to two orphans, a niece and a nephew. Betty sells bogoya (ripe bananas) in Kabalagala market. She purchases her stock twice a week from suppliers who source the fruit from Masaka. From stock worth 800,000 (about USD $450) Betty expects a profit of 150,000 shillings.

Based on her 10 years' experience in the business, she attracts and retains customers by being friendly, charming, selling fresh healthy fruits and also by maintaining high standards of cleanliness. She will use this loan to add to her stock of bogoya to increase her income.

Betty has a great ambition: she aspires to be an exporter of fresh fruits to developed countries. Her desire is a peaceful and prosperous family.

Betty will share this loan the other four members of her group.

In this group: Betty, Margret, Gorreti, Rose, Aidah
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Loan details

Loan length:

11 months
Disbursed date: December 22, 2008

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Loan details

Loan length:

11 months
Disbursed date: December 22, 2008