A loan of $275 helped to buy more bunches of sweet bananas.


Ruth's story

Ruth B. lives in the Kitawuluzi Lubaga Road neighborhood in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is single and has five children, three of whom are in school. She also takes care of her grandchildren. Ruth's retail business sells sweet bananas. She has been in this business for over ten years, and she works six days a week. Ruth sells her products at the market. She generates additional income through selling piped water. Ruth lives in a home that she owns; she has access to electricity and to piped water. Ruth has requested a loan of 600,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bunches of sweet bananas. The main business challenges for Ruth include seasonality and thieves. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to start to going to Masaka villages for sweet bananas. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and feeding the family.



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