A loan of $875 helped a member to buy more maize, beans, groundnuts and sorghum.


Madina Nalwoga‘S Group's story

Madina is the leader of a four-member group. She is a 43 years old and married with two children aged 16 and 22 who both go to school. She resides in and owns a three-roomed house where she lives with four people. She doesn’t take care of any additional family members. There is electricity but no piped water at her home. The family gets three meals a day. Madina resides and works in a semi-urban area which is in the outskirts of Kampala. She sells cereals in Owino Market and doesn’t incur any transportation costs as she buys from her place of work. She sells to an average of thirty people a day and sells to all categories of people. She works six days a week. Her major monthly expenses include medication, rent for her business and feeding the family. She has been in this business for the last seven years. Madina has been with MCDT for over ten years and is servicing her twentieth loan, working with the same group members. She wants to use this loan to buy more maize, beans, groundnuts (peanuts) and sorghum. Madina hopes to see her business grow bigger and to own permanent business premises.

In this group: Allen, Mary, Monica, Madina
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