A loan of $450 helped to buy more boxes of tomatoes, onions, oranges and pineapples.


Catherine's story

Catherine B. lives in the Naguru neighborhood in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is single and has two children, both in school. Catherine has a business selling fruits and vegetables. She has been in this business for three years, and she works six days out of every week. Catherine sells her products at the market, both wholesale and retail.

Catherine has requested a loan of 1,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more boxes of tomatoes, onions and oranges, pineapples. She also generates additional income through selling piped water. The main business challenges for Catherine include transportation and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to start going to farmers directly and also to educate her children up to university.

Catherine lives in a home that she owns; she has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include paying utility bills, feeding the family and school fees.



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