A loan of $300 helped to buy more bags of charcoal.


Nulu's story

Nulu, age 50, is married with three children who are between the ages of 11 and 20 years old. All her children go to school She resides and rents a two roomed house where she is staying with four people. Nulu takes care of one additional family member. There is no electricity and no piped water at her home. The family gets three meals a day. Nulu resides and works in a semi urban area on the outskirts of Kampala. Nulu sells charcoal in Kamwokya market and gets charcoal from delivery trucks, so she doesn't incur transport costs. She sells to an average of 30 people a day and sells to all categories of people. She works six days a week. Her major monthly expenses include medication, rent for the business and feeding the family. She has been in this business for the past 11 years. Nulu has been with MCDT for more than ten years and is servicing her 24th loan, working with the same group mates. She wants to use this loan to buy more bags of charcoal Nulu aspires to see her business grow bigger and to own a permanent place of business. .



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