Edward is aged 35 and married to Christine with eight children. 6 of them go to school. He also has 1 dependent who stays with him due to old age.
Edward is a fish monger, he works 6 days a week and 13 hrs a day. The business started in 1992 in the Kagadi main market in Uganda to support his family. His clients are primarily from Kagadi town. He also earns some additional income from selling cassava.
Edward has requested a loan of 500,000 to increase his stock. His main challenge is competition and fake currency. He is hard working and would like the loan to make more products available for sale.