A loan of $225 helped buying bananas for resale.


Kasifa's story

Kasifa N. lives in Nalukolongo in the neighborhood in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is widowed and has 6 children, two of whom are in school. Kasifa has a business of selling yellow bananas. She has been in this business for over 10 years, and she works 7 days out of every week. She sells her products at the market, by means of retail. Kasifa has requested a loan of 500,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bales and clusters of bananas. She also generates additional income through rental rooms. The main business challenge(s) for Kasifa include thieves and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations for her business are going directly to farmers for bananas. Kasifa lives in a home that she owns; she has access to electricity and has access to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include utility bills, food, and school fees.



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