A loan of $450 helped to buy more bunches of bananas.


Flavia's story

Flavia N. lives in Kawempe, a neighbourhood in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has 3 children, all of whom are in school. She also takes care of additional family members (niece and nephew).

Flavia has a business selling bananas. She has been in this business for 9 years and she works 7 days out of every week. Flavia sells her products at the market, wholesale and retail. Flavia has requested a loan of 1,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bunches of bananas.

The main business challenges for Flavia include transportation, thieves and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to own a delivery van to ease transportation costs and also educating her children up to university. Flavia lives in a home that she owns; she doesn't have access to electricity and doesn't have access to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and medication.



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