A loan of $275 helped to buy foodstuffs, including bananas, sweet potatoes, cassava, rice, and beef.


Hamida's story

Hamida N. lives in the Kamwokya Kifumbira neighborhood in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is single and has six children, five of whom are in school. Hamida has a retail business selling cooked food. She has been in this business for ten years, and she works seven days a week. Hamida sells her food products in a shop. She has requested a loan of 600,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more foodstuffs, including bananas, sweet potatoes, cassava, rice, and beef.

The main business challenges for Hamida include the rainy season and transportation of foodstuffs from the market to her place of work. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to own a fully stocked hotel and to start doing outside catering. Hamida lives in a home that she rents; she does not have access to electricity or piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees, rent, and medication.



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