Mukiibi Kisakye
Butcher (Meat Vendor)

Mukibi has worked as a butcher for more than 20 years now and in all that time business has been fairly good for him. We met with him at his stall in Nakulabye Market where we had a brief interaction with him.

Interviewer: Good afternoon Sir; what is your name and what do you do for a living?

Mukiibi: Hello Madam, my name is Mukiibi Kisakye and I sell meat. I have beef, goat’s meat; and other special parts like liver, and hooves.

Interviewer: How long have you been in this business and what is your experience?

Mukiibi: I have been selling meat for over 21 years now, and the business has been fairly good, but sometimes clients take debts for too long and that slows down the business a bit. However, throughout all that period I have managed to sustain the business and also take care of my family.

Interviewer: At what point in your business did you decide to seek for a loan?

Mukiibi: Things got really bad at the start of the Covid 19 pandemic lock-down. People still needed to eat, so customers were there but I didn’t have enough cash-flow to acquire new stock; so that is when I decided to consider getting a loan.

Interviewer: How did you get to know about S&C Fintech Microfinance? and why did you decide to consider working with us? Also how did you find our loan acquiring process?

Mukiibi: I got to know about S&C Fintech Microfinance through my fellow vendors here at the market. They kept singing praises about your company and its loan services, and when I decided to borrow from S&C, The loan process took me only two (2) days and I was very surprised, given the urgent need for money that I had, I was really very happy.

Interviewer: How have things changed for you since you got the loan?

Mukiibi: My business instantly boomed. As you can see, I have meat on my stall and my customers have also increased so that loan has really helped me a lot.

Interviewer: Do you have any advice for people out there who might need loans?

Mukiibi: Yes, for anyone out there if you need a stress-free loan in the quickest time possible, S&C Fintech Microfinance is the place to go. They are simple, quick, friendly and if you have everything required, you enter the office and you walk out with money need.


Hellen Tusubira
Market Vendor (Vegetables)

Hellen has operated her business for 8 years now. she was one of the pioneers of the new Nakulabye Market and she helped organize it and bring it back to life with her colorful vegetable stall. Our team met with her recently and this is what she had to say.

Interviewer: Hello, how are you? What is your name and what do you do for a living?

Hellen: Hello, my name is Hellen and I sell vegetables here in Nakulabye Market; I sell tomatoes, onions, egg plants, green paper, greens, cabbages, etc. basically any vegetable a Ugandan home consumes.

Interviewer: How long have you been in the business of selling vegetables, and how do you find the business?

Hellen: It has now been 8 years since I started selling vegetables. The business is not bad at all.

Interviewer: At what point in your business did you decide it was time to consider getting a bank loan?

Hellen: I think just like everyone, the lock-down really affected all our businesses, customers drastically reduced and my fruits started to get spoiled and all of a sudden I had no money to stock up; that’s when it dawned on me that I need a financial boost to get things up and running.

Interviewer: How did you get to know about S&C Fintech Microfinance, and why did you decide to consider working with us? Also how did you find our loan acquiring process?

Hellen: I had always seen your signpost here near our market as your office is close to us. So, one day I walked in to inquire about your services and to my surprise it was just perfect timing. I met with Mr. Ssenteza who easily walked me through your procedures and within just two days I got the money my business needed.

Interviewer: How have things changed for you since you got the loan?

Hellen: Well as you can see, we’re still in lock-down but my stall is filled up and ready to serve any customer available. The money helped me clear a few business arrears like rent and also stock up my groceries, I am really happy with your company and the people there.

Interviewer: Do you have any advice for people out there who might need loans?

Hellen: If you are there and you need financial assistance, just walk to the office of S&C Fintech Microfinance they will give you a solution.They have simplified the process to just a few basic requirements. Thank you so much and please send my regards to Mr. Ssenteza.

Lydia Nantume
Chicken Vendor

Lydia has persevered in the chicken business for now almost 10 years as she started from the old Nakulabye Market; now she is still thriving in the new one.

Interviewer: Good afternoon madam, what is your name and what do you do for a living?

Lydia: My name is Lydia Nantume and as you can see, I sell chicken.

Interviewer: How long have you been in the business of selling chicken; and how have things been?

Lydia: This is now officially my 9th year as a business woman in the business of selling chicken, I started here in Nakulabye, I have been apart of different groups here at the market and that has really helped me to push my business further; so I would say things have been okay.

Interviewer: At what point in your business did you decide it was time to consider getting financial assistance?

Lydia: Well, I first considered getting a business loan in late 2019 as I was anticipating more end of year sales during the festive season. However, I could not find a financial service provider that could meet my requirements at the time. So fast forward to 2020, when I saw S&C Fintech Microfinance get established, I inquired about their services and I immediately knew they were the right people to work with.

Interviewer: How did you get to know about S&CFintech Microfinance and why did you decide to consider working with us? Also how did you find our loan acquiring process?

Lydia: I saw them setting up their office in Nakulabye near our work place, so later I went over and inquired about their services. They were very nice to me; we had a very civil conversation and a few days later I went back with the listed requirements and I got my exact requested business loan.

Interviewer: How have things changed for you since you got the loan?

Lydia: I think it is very obvious, I’ve got many chickens almost just as much as my fellow vendors here, I am now striving hard to be the biggest chicken vendor here in my market.

Interviewer: Do you have any advice for people out there who might need loans?

Lydia: If you feel it is time for your business to get financial assistance, look no further than S&C Fintech Microfinance. Thank you.