A loan of $1,200 helped a member to buy more bananas and to pay school fees.


Birungi Lilian‘S Group's story

Lilian is 38 years of age, a single mother of three children aged between 10 and 14. She owns a three-roomed house where she is living with four people and she doesn’t take care of any additional family members. She doesn’t have access to electricity or piped water at home. The family gets three meals a day.

Lilian sells sweet bananas in Naguru Market, in one of the city suburbs. She doesn’t incur any transport costs as she buys from her place of work from suppliers who get them from the villages; that is how she earns her living. Her monthly expenses include rent for her place of work and school fees for her children.

Lilian sells to all categories of people and works six days week. She has done this business for over four years now This is her tenth loan since she joined MCDT; she has been with MCDT for five years, working with the same group mates. Lilian wants to use this loan to buy more bananas and partly to pay school fees for her children. She is aspiring to see her business growing bigger and hopes to own permanent business premises.

In this group: Lilian , Eron , Christine, Kose , Hadjah
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