She is up for a loan to purchase more food stock items such as pumpkins, sweet potatoes, yams and cassava. The food stall is situated in an open area in the market and she uses an umbrella as a temporary shelter. She suffers from rain water and heat but does not affect her sales. She has been operating the business for nineteen years which indicates a sign of business stability.
Melida needs a top up loan of UGX 500,000/ to restock the business (Raw Food Stall) with items such as pumpkins, sweet potatoes, yams and cassava. During the period of tight restrictions, she used to sleep in the market according to the advice from the ministry of health to avoid contracting infections. However, there were very few customers, suppliers and low income which culminate to sharp business decline. This stimulus loan will help to resuscitate her business after the crisis of COVID-19.
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Melida is a female client born in 1976, resident of Bweya Central Cell. She Owns and operate a food stall in Kajjansi market. She has been doing this business for 18 years.
It's a new group formed with 10 members divided into two subgroups from Kajjansi market and outside.
Bwavu mpologoma is a proverb in Luganda which means that poverty is like a lion, if you don't fight hard, you cannot survive it.
All members in second cycle have applied for a repeat loan. In addition, Nattembo Melida has replaced Ssegawa Margret in the second cycle.