A loan of $925 helped a member to buy boxes of tomatoes.

Catherine Birungi 's Group's story

Catherine is twenty-five years old and married with one nine-year-old child. She rents a one-room house with her family. She doesn’t have access to electricity or piped water. She always gets three meals a day. Catherine has a stall, and that is how she makes a living. She rents her stall at $9.25 a month and gets about twenty customers a day. She buys her produce from Nakawa market and works seven days a week. She has worked at this business for three years now. Prior to this she was frying edibles. This is her seventh loan since she joined MCDT, a Kiva field partner, and has been with them for four years, working with the same group members. Catherine wants to use this loan to buy boxes of tomatoes and also to start buying directly from farmers. She hopes to build a house from her savings.

In this group: Catherine, Victo, Angella, Norah

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