A loan of $225 helped to buy more merchandise like sugar, salt, soap, and bread.


Justine's story

Justine K. lives in the Lubaga neighborhood in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has five children, four of whom are in school. She also takes care of additional family members (her sister’s children). Justine has a retail shop. She has been in this business for six years, and she works 7 days every week. Justine sells her products in a shop at retail. Justine has requested a loan of 500,000/-Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bags of sugar, cartons of salt, boxes of soap, and bans of bread. She also generates additional income through her nursery school and selling passion juice. The main business challenges for Justine include seasonality and defaulters. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to become a wholesaler. Justine lives in a home that she owns with access to electricity but not piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and feeding the family.



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