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Total loan: $850
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Sofia

Uganda
Kampala, Uganda / Food Market

A loan of $850 helped to buy more merchandise, like bags of sugar, cartons of salt , baking flour, maize flour and cooking oil.


Sofia's story

Sofia N. lives in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has five children, all of whom are in school. Sofia has a business of a retail shop . She has been in this business for five months, and she works seven days out of every week. Sofia has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more merchandise, like bags of sugar, baking flour, and cooking oil. The main business challenges for Sofia are the rainy season and transportation of merchandise from Kiuuubo in Kampal City to her shop in Ndeeba .

Sofia lives in a home that she owns. She has access to electricity but not to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and feeding the family.



Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: March 1, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Micro Credit for Development and Transformation SACCO (MCDT SACCO)

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Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: March 1, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Micro Credit for Development and Transformation SACCO (MCDT SACCO)