Total loan: $500


Kampala, Central Region, Uganda / Food

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A loan helped To buy more bunches of bananas, bags of cassava, and sweet potatoes to sell.

Eseri's story

Eseri lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is widowed with 4 children, 3 of whom are in school. She also takes care of additional family members (sisters and a brother). Eseri has a retail food stall selling bunches of bananas, cassava, and sweet potatoes at the market. She has been in this business for the last 7 years, working seven days a week. She generates additional income through selling charcoal. Eseri has requested a loan of UGX 1,200,000 from MCDT SACCO to buy more bunches of bananas, bags of cassava, and sweet potatoes. Eseri's major business challenges are seasonality and transportation. Her goals and aspirations are to own a delivery van to help with transportation and to buy a plot of land to build rental rooms. She lives in her own house. The family does not have access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses includes school fees and medication.