A loan of $900 helped a member to purchase more inventory.


Nakawuka Epharance Group's story

Ephrance is the leader of a 4 member group. She is a 34-year-old single mother of three children, aged between 11 and 15 years. All of her children go to school. She resides in a rented one-roomed house where she is staying with four people. There is electricity but no piped water at her home. The family gets three meals a day. She resides and works in a semi-urban area, which is in the outskirts of Kampala. Ephrance sells vegetables in Bwaise Market, one of Kampala suburbs. She sells to all categories of people, an average of 10 customers a day. She works six days a week. Ephrance buys the vegetables from Nakasero Market, one of the busiest markets in Kampala, and uses public transport to and from shopping. Her major monthly expenses include medication, school fees and feeding the family. She has been in this business for the last ten years. Her main challenge is the rainy season, which stops her daily routine of moving door to door. Margaret has been with MCDT for over ten years and requesting her twentieth loan, working all this long with the same group mates. She wants to use this loan to buy more fruit and vegetables. Ephrance aspires to see her business grow bigger and to own a permanent business premise.

In this group: Beeda, Safina, Ephrance, Annet
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