A loan of $875 helped a member to buy merhandise for her shop.

Magdalena Lwamulungi's Group's story

Magdalena is the leader of a five-person group. She is 46 years old, married, and has seven children who are between 12 and 27 years of age. Four of her children go to school.

Magdalena lives in a rented four-room house where she is staying with two people. Magdalena 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. She lives and works in a semi-urban area that is in the outskirts of Kampala.

Magdalena operates a retail shop in Nalukolongo. She uses public transport to and from Kampala city where she shops twice a week. She sells to an average of 20 people a day and sells to all categories of people. She works seven days a week. Her major monthly expenses include medication, rent for both accommodation and business, and feeding the family. She has been in this business for the last 20 years. Magdalena has been with MCDT for over five years and this is her 20th loan, all working with the same group mates. She wants to use this loan to buy more merchandise for her shop. Magdalena aspires to see her business grow bigger and to own a permanent business premise and home.


In this group: Magdalena , Rovinsa , Nuru , Berna , Alice

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