A loan of $675 helped a member to buy more phone accessories and air time for resale.

Grace Nampewo ‘S Group's story

Grace is a leader of 5 members of a loan group. She is 36 years old and married with 6 children aged between 4 and 20 years. All her children go to school. She takes care of additional family members. She resides and rents a one roomed house where is staying with six people. They have electricity and no piped water at home The family gets three meals a day. She works in a semi urban area which is on the outskirts of Kampala.

She sells Airtime and phone accessories at her home in Mengo Mackay, near Kampala city. Grace works seven days a week and uses public transport to and from shopping because there are no telephone outlets near her place of work. Grace sells to an average of 20 customers a day and sells to all categories of people. Grace has been in this business since 2004. She has been in MCDT for one and a half years and is servicing her third loan, with the same loan group mates. Grace's monthly expenses include rent for her business and accommodation, school fees and feeding the family. She wants to use this loan to stock more Airtime and phone accessories. Grace is aspiring to open up a permanent outlet shop.

In this group: Grace, Juliet, Prima, Christine, Florence

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