A loan of $1,300 helped a member to buy more products for resale.

Leticia Nalwanga‘S Group's story

Leticia is 30 years of age and married with three children, aged between 4 and 9 years. All her children go to school. She owns a four-roomed house where she lives with three people. She also takes care of additional family members: her mother, two younger sisters, and brothers. She has no access to electricity but has piped water at home. The family gets three meals a day.

Leticia runs a retail shop in Kisasi, one of the Kampala city suburbs, and that is how she earns a living. She uses public transport to and from shopping. She receives about 35 customers a day and sells to all categories of people on a retail basis. She works seven days a week and rent for her business premises is 30,000 per month. She has done this business for ten years now and is faced with the challenge of competition, as all her neighbors deal in retail businesses.

This is Leticia's seventh loan since she joined MCDT. She has been with MCDT for nine years, working this long with the same group-mates. She wants to use this loan to buy more things for shop. She aspires to own a wholesale shop.

In this group: Leticia, Oliver, Robinah, Sarah, Elizabeth

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