A loan of $500 helped to buy more charcoal and bananas.

Florence's story

Florence is widowed with two children and both of her children go to school. She rents a one-room house where she stays with three people. The family has access to electricity and piped water. Florence doesn’t take care of any additional family, but she does pay for rent, school fees and feeding her immediate family.

Florence owns a stall selling charcoal in Mengo-Kisenyi. Besides this charcoal business, she also sells foodstuffs at her stall She works seven days a week. Florence receives at least 20 customers a day and sells to all categories of people at retail. Her business challenges including transport costs.

Florence wants to use this loan to increase her stock by buying more sacks of charcoal and foodstuffs like bunches of bananas, cassava and sweet potatoes. She hopes to see her business grow bigger and to get money to construct her own house. She joined MCDT because she could access loans easily after a group consensus.

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