A loan of $2,900 helped a member mostly buying foodstuffs for her restaurant, but also fuel and green bananas for her businesses.


Barbara's Group's story

Barbara S., 43, is the leader of Kisimba Group in Lugazi. She is a single mother of 5 and she cares for 3 orphans wholeheartedly. Barbara has three businesses; she sells green bananas, both in bunches and in heaps, and she sells fuel from a pump (mostly paraffin and petrol) as well as having a restaurant where she prepares local dishes for her customers in Kisimba.

Recently, she also opened up an outlet where she sells hairpieces and hair products which is so far doing well. From her savings, Barbara has been able to buy a plot of land. She owns three cows and freely pays her children’s school fees. She is very grateful for the loans from Pearl Microfinance.

In this group: Barbara, Tonny, John, Milly, Harriet, Specioza, Zaina, Jane, Jane
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