A loan of $1,225 helped a member to buy a refrigerator.


Maria Nakiganda ‘S Group's story

Maria is 45 years of age and married with six children between 6 and 20 years old. All of her children go to school. She owns a two-room house where she lives with six family members .She has access to electricity, but no piped water in her home. The family gets three meals a day. Maria sells cold drinks in Ndeeba Market, one of the city suburbs. She doesn't incur transport expenses because she buys from suppliers near where she works. Her monthly expenses include rent for her place of work and school fees for her children. Maria sells to all categories of people and works six days week. She has been in this business for over ten years. This is her fourteenth loan since she joined MCDT seven years ago, and she has always worked with the same group mates. Maria wants to use this loan to buy another refrigerator and to pay school fees for her children. She aspires to see her business growing bigger and to rent a second corner where she can sell drinks.

In this group: Maria , Swagila , Paulina , Stella, Resty
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