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A loan of $650 helped to buy local gin.

Merina's story

Merina N. lives in the Kisaasi neighborhood in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is widowed and has 4 children, all of whom are in school. Merina changed her business from a retail shop to selling local gin. She has been in this business for a few months, working 6 days out of every week. Merina sells her products from home by means of retail. She also generates additional income through a retail shop.

Merina has requested a loan of 1,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more jerry cans of local gin. The main business challenges for Merina include the rainy season, transportation, and defaulters. Her goals and aspirations are to be a local gin agent and to educate her children up to university.

Merina lives in a home that she owns. She has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and electricity bills.

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