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Juliet is married with two children and both her children are in school. She also takes care of additional family members. She has a business of selling charcoal and has been in this business for three years selling to all categories of people but on a retail basis only.

She has applied for a loan of 800,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT - SACCO to buy more bags of charcoal. She works at the market seven days a week. Her major business challenges include seasonality and thieves. She aspires to become a wholesaler and also to own a fully stocked charcoal store.

She resides in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and feeding the family.

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This loan is administered by MCDT SACCO, a savings and credit institution operating in Kampala, Uganda. The mission of MCDT SACCO is to provide sustainable financial services to the lower strata of Uganda's poor, especially women, for their economic and social development. MCDT's cooperative structure also affords its clients the opportunity to own shares of the organization and benefit from its financial performance. For more on MCDT SACCO, please see our partner page at, and join our lending team, Friends of MCDT SACCO, at

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