Total loan: $325


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Kampala, Central Region, Uganda / Retail

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Margaret's story

Margaret B. lives in the Makerere neighborhood in Kampala, Uganda. She is widowed and has seven children, all of whom attend school. Margaret has a business of selling charcoal. She has been in this business for 10 years, and she works seven days a week. Margaret sells her products door-to-door. Margaret has requested a loan for 70,0000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy bags of charcoal. She also generates additional income with a food stall. Margaret's main business challenges are transportation and thieves. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to own a delivery van and to buy a plot of land. Margaret lives in a home, which she owns; she has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and food for her family.