A loan of $675 helped to buy more bunches of bananas.

Barbara's story

Barbara is a single mother of four children and all her children go school. She also takes care of additional family members. She owns a stall in Kalerwe market selling bananas. She works on the outskirts of Kampala. She buys bananas from Masaka District in central eastern Uganda and so uses public transport to and from those villages.

Barbara wants to use this loan to buy more bunches of bananas. She has been in this business for ten years. She pays daily market dues of 1000/=. Barbara works six days a week. Her business challenges include transportation and defaulters. She is aspiring of owning a delivery van.

Barbara joined MCDT because she wanted additional capital for her business. She owns a two-roomed house and the family has access to electricity but no piped water at home. Her monthly expenses includes food, school fees, and medication.

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