Akello Barbara, Group Loan, ID: 32

She is up for a loan to purchase more stock items like Bedcovers, Bedsheets and adult wears (Jumpers). She intends to add on new product lines on her old stock. Mobile markets where she operates are gazetted once in a week in each of the mentioned location above respectively. Sales vary according to the location and weather condition of the day since she operates in an open stand. When it rains heavily, few customers would turn up while in a good weather, many customers show up to buy which exponentially determine sales.

Loan status
Loan product
Group Loan
Loan amount
UGX 500,000
Repayment period
Repayment interval
Grace period

Create date
Published date
Auction end date
Disbursement date

Disbursement fee
4.00 %
Interest commission
15.00 %
Lender interest limit
12.00 %
Average lender interest
7.90 %
Cost for business
UGX 47,298
APR (Annual percentage rate)
44.28 %

Client name
Akello Barbara
Client description
Akello is a very active member of the group and relates well with the rest of the group members. She sells clothes in mobile markets in Kampala city, Kajjansi town and Entebbe town. She has one-year experience in the clothing business. In addition, she sells gravel stones in a stone quarry where she earns some extra income.
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Due diligence status
This finance group was formed by 5 women pioneer members with the aim of taking group loans from Sseguku Microfinance to finance their individual businesses respectively. The group is found in Lweza Cell B, a village located North Eastern part of Kajjansi town in a distance of approximately 1.5 km along Entebbe airport road. Since it’s a residential area, people set up businesses on individual basis such as in their homes, garages, backyard, along the street in make-shift structures etc. It makes them prone to varying challenges compared to those in an organized market but on the other hand leverage on less expenses like rent, taxes etc.
The first group of 5 women members were categorized into a sub unit which they unanimously given a name Favour to easily manage the group. The name was suggested by Sifa, the chairperson and seconded by the rest of the group members.
Officer Name
Waca Ivan

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