A loan of $450 helped to buy more sugar, salt, soap, and cooking oil.


Mary's story

Mary N. lives in the Kyebando Nsooba neighborhood of the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is single and has three children, none of whom are in school. She also takes care of additional family members (her grandchildren). Mary owns retail shop. She has been in this business for six years, and she works seven days out of every week. Mary has requested a loan of 1,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more sugar, salt, soap, and cooking oil. She also generates additional income through rental rooms. The main business challenges for Mary include transport, thieves and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to start selling wholesale only. Mary lives in a home that she owns; she has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include food, school fees and medication.



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