• Merab is a successful and very talented Clothes designer from the Gishondori Village, in the Kisoro District of Uganda. She designs beautiful dresses AND shirts and is very popular in her community. She uses Kitenge fabric for her designs, which make her creations very colorful and artistic. She has big dreams of eventually having a supermarket selling a whole array of goods to sell.
Gishondori, Kisoro District, Uganda
Organisation : Up with Africa

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$1,400.00 of $5,700.00 goal
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About The Project

$500 needed to purchase 2 sewing machines and other items for her to sell
$25 contributed by family and friends

Merab is a very successful tailor who sells many dresses, shirts and other items. People like her designs. She uses a Kitenge fabric which is an East African and Central African fabric which makes the pieces she creates very beautiful and full of color. With your investment she will purchase 2 sewing machines, kitenge materials  and other items for her shop. With your investment she also plans to purchase poultry to help her husband with his poultry business. She dreams big, wanting to eventually open up a supermarket selling a bunch of different items. She is a true entrepreneur who not only is working hard for her  families future but also trying to positively impact her community as well. Merab has big dreams and aspirations, with your investment she will be able to realize her dreams.


Paying it Forward

Merab has helped numerous community members with cash, mobile money, dresses, food etc. She cares about her community members deeply and is always willing to help. When she expands she is hoping to hire more people in her community to help better their livelihood.

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Merab's family is total of 5 in her household and 3 children. She is a tailor by trade, but will also help her husbands poultry and farming business. She is a very hard worker and helps people in her community. She cares about her community and wants to positively impact it. She plans to train family members to help run her business.

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  • Location : Gishondori, Kisoro District, Uganda
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  • Created By : Marie Zernovoj
  • Published On : Jul 2, 2021, 5:00 PM
  • Funding Ends : Jul 2, 2022, 5:00 PM
  • Category : Clothing
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  • Description : Merab's family is total of 5 in her household and 3 children. She is a tailor by trade, but will also help her husbands poultry and farming business. She is a very hard worker and helps people in her community. She cares about her community and wants to positively impact it. She plans to...  more

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