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A loan of $850 helped to buy more banana bunches, rice, beef, chicken and bags of charcoal.


Sarah's story

Sarah Kisenyi, who lives in the Ntinda neighbourhood of Kampala, Uganda, is married and has three children, all of whom are in school. She lives in a rented home that has access to both electricity and piped water, and her major monthly expenses include rent, school fees, food and utility bills.



Sarah has been operating a restaurant for three years, working six days a week. She has requested a loan of 2000000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO to buy more bananas, beef, rice, Irish potatoes, chicken and bags of charcoal.



Sarah faces two main business challenges: ever-increasing prices for foodstuffs, and thieves who break into the restaurant to steal her utensils and foodstuffs. Her goal for the business is to own a fully-stocked restaurant.



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