A loan of $275 helped to buy more boxes of tomatoes, onions, cassava, bananas, and sweet potatoes.


Fatiya's story

Fatiya N. lives in the Mulago neighborhood in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has four children, all of whom attend school. She also takes care of her mother and father. Fatiya operates a food stall. She has been in this business for eight years, and she works seven days a week. Fatiya sells her products from home. She has requested a loan of 600,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more boxes of tomatoes, onions, cassava, bananas, and sweet potatoes. The main business challenges for Fatiya include transportation and thieves. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to start going to farmers directly. Fatiya lives in a home that she rents; she has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include rent, school fees, and food.



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