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Gorret is a single mother of four children and all her children go to school. She owns a canteen near the school selling all types of snacks like chapattis, samosas, pancakes, biscuits and popcorn. She wants to use this loan to buy more bags of wheat flour, cooking oil and baking flour.

Gorret has been in this business for seven years and works six days a week. Her business challenge includes ever increasing prices of commodities and the rainy season because she works in a muddy place. She aspires to see her business grow big and employ three girls. She lives in a two room rented house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses includes school fees, rent and feeding the family.

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This loan is administered by MCDT SACCO, a savings and credit institution operating in Kampala, Uganda. The mission of MCDT SACCO is to provide sustainable financial services to the lower strata of Uganda's poor, especially women, for their economic and social development. MCDT's cooperative structure also affords its clients the opportunity to own shares of the organization and benefit from its financial performance. For more on MCDT SACCO, please see our partner page at, and join our lending team, Friends of MCDT SACCO, at

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