A loan of $650 helped to buy more boxes of drugs and syringes.


Irene's story

Irene N. lives in the Lugala neighborhood, in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has 3 children, all of whom are in school. She also takes care of additional family members (a sister and brother).

Irene has a business of a medical shop. She has been in this business for 9 years, and she works 6 days out of every week. Irene sells her products in a shop, by means of retail. She has requested a loan of 1500000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more boxes of drugs and syringes. She also generates additional income through working as a nurse.

The main business challenge(s) for Irene include rainy season and transportation. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to see her business grow and she would like to own a health center with 3 clinics. Irene lives in a home that she owns; she has access to electricity piped water. Her major monthly expenses include food, school fees.



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