Getrude has a clothes shop in Katosi trading centre. She explains that she buys new women’s clothes and shoes from kampala at wholesale price, resells them at retail price and makes profit. The profits yielded from the business have helped her get savings which she uses to meet her family’s day to day needs. The loan will help her restock her business and make more sales during this festive season, yield profits hence boosting her savings income which she will invest in her farm.Getrude also has 2 cows from which she extracts dairy milk whish she sells daily thus boosting her income.
Getrude says she is a born of a village called Lubani, Masaka district. It is where she grew up from, studied from up to primary seven, dropped out of school because her parents forced her into early marriage. She later separated with her first husband and came to Katosi as a business woman. This is where she met her current husband with whom they built a permanent home.