A loan of $675 helped to buy more foodstuffs like bananas, rice, beef, crates of beer, soda and chicken.


Margaret's story

Margaret N. lives in the Nakulabye neighborhood of the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is single and has two children, both of whom are in school. She also takes care of additional family members. Margaret has had a restaurant business for over ten years and she works six days every week. Margaret works from home and sells to all categories of people on retail basis.

Margaret has requested a loan of 1,500,000 UGX from Kiva partner, MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bananas, rice, charcoal, crates of soda and beer, beef and chicken. Margaret's main business challenges are seasonality and defaulters. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to own a fully stocked hotel and build her own business premises. Margaret lives in a home that she rents; she has access to electricity but no piped water. Her major monthly expenses include rent, school fees and medication.



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