A loan of $1,525 helped a member to buy more sewing materials.

Mary Serungoji Group's story

Mary is the leader of 5 members of a group. She is a 31 years old and married with one child aged 12 years. Her child goes to school. She resides and owns a three-roomed house where she is living with six people. She takes care of four additional family members There is electricity and piped water at her home and the family gets two meals a day.

Mary resides and works in a semi-urban area which is in the outskirts of Kampala. She owns a shop selling clothing materials in Kiyembe, one of the Kampala suburbs. She sells to an average of five people a day and sells to all categories of people. She works six days a week and uses public transport to work. Her major monthly expenses include medication, school fees, feeding the family and rent for the business premises.

Mary has been in this business for the last fifteen years. Her main challenge is license fees. She has been with MCDT for over twelve years and is servicing her twentieth loan, working with the same group members. She wants to use this loan to buy more clothing materials to sell. She is aspiring to seeing her business grow bigger and owning another shop.

In this group: Mary, Margaret, Margaret, Namiya, Betty

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