A loan of $325 helped to buy more clothing materials and thread.


Evelyn's story

Evelyn is a married woman with one child who is in school. She also takes care of additional family members. She is a tailor in Katanga making all types of fashions and designs. She owns a shop that she works out of and has been in this business for many years. Her customers are nearby schools and individuals who want their clothes sewn. Evelyn wants to use this loan to buy more clothing materials and thread. She doesn’t have any other source of income. She makes clothing both wholesale and retail. She works six days a week and depends on this job for a living. She buys her clothing materials from Kiyembe in Kampala city and uses public transport to and from shopping. Her business challenges include the rainy season and transportation. Evelyn is aspiring of seeing her business grow big and starting employing three girls. Evelyn decided to work with MCDT because it was giving out timely loans. She resides in and rents a house which has electricity but no piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses include food and school fees.



Loan details


Lenders and lending teams



Loan details