A loan of $150 helped to buy more food supplies like rice, bunches of bananas, cassava, Irish potatoes and maize flour.

Afiswa's story

Afiswa N. lives in the Nakulabye neighborhood in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has 4 children, three of whom are in school. Afiswa has a business selling cooked food. She has been in this business for 6 years and she works 7 days out of every week. Afiswa sells her products at the market, by means of retail. Afiswa has requested a loan of 40000/= Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bunches of bananas, rice, Irish potatoes, cassava and maize flour for her restaurant. She also generates additional income through plaiting ladies hair.

The main business challenge(s) for Afiswa include; seasonality and the transportation of food staffs from the market to her restaurant. Her goals and aspirations for her business are; improving her standards of living and to own a fully stocked restaurant.

Afiswa lives in a home that she rents. She has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include medication, rent, and school fees.

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