Mutanje said they were lacking jobs as taxi drivers but currently the Bududa- Kampala bound taxi has employed some of them adding that if they clear the debt and finish it, they are hopeful that they will buy another taxi to add on the one they have now.
A group of taxi operators, under their Sacco Manjiya Taxi Operators Sacco in Bududa district have brought a taxi from the Emyoga
presidential initiative for wealth and job creation was rolled out in October
2020 to support among others, market vendors, welders, taxi drivers, boda-boda
riders, women and restaurant owners among others.
The Bududa taxi
operators' group got 30 million shillings in Emyooga funds after saving 10 million shillings on their account.
Mutange Kalifani, the chairperson Manjiya taxi operators said there were 30
members in the Sacco but only 11 were willing to save with each saving a tune of
one million to make 10 million.
to Mutanje, they saved 10 million shilling as minimum for them to qualify
for 30 million from Microfinance support Center.
after getting 30 million, they had to deposit half for a taxi as they look for
the balance during the course of their work. He is optimistic, they are going to finish the
balance in one year and they will start paying the Emyooga loan.
they were lacking jobs as taxi drivers but currently the Bududa- Kampala bound
taxi has employed some of them adding that if they clear the debt and finish
it, they are hopeful that they will buy another taxi to add to the one they
they have instituted their own bylaws to govern them so as to help in solving
conflicts that may emerge.
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the Bududa district commercial officer asked other Saccos from other
constituencies to learn from this and also get a visible asset that can bring daily money.
some Saccos say they have not benefited from the program.
include, youth leaders Sacco from Lutsehe and market vendors
to these beneficiaries, they received less money as opposed to the number of
people intending to benefit.
gets up to 30 million shillings Emyooga funds.