A loan of $650 helped a member to buy more second hand clothes.

Harriet Nakalema ‘S Group's story

Harriet is a 32 year married with four children aged between 21/2 and 16 years. Three of her children go to school. Harriet resides and owns a four roomed house where she staying with eight people. There is electricity and piped water at home. Harriet takes care of additional family members The family gets three meals a day. She resides and works in semi urban area which in the outskirts of Kampala and works seven days a week. She receives 82 customers a day. Harriet sells second hand clothes in Bwaise Market. She incurs extra transport costs to and from shopping. work. The major challenges she faces in her business are monthly market dues, medication, thieves, feeding the family and increasing prices of clothes. Besides this clothing business she also sells fruits. Harriet has been in this business for 4 years and with MCDT for five years servicing her tenth loan working with the same group mates. She wants to use this loan to buy more bales of clothes Harriet is aspiring of seeing her business grow bigger and owning a permant business structure.

In this group: Harriet, Josephine

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