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Edith

Uganda
Kampala, Uganda / Charcoal Sales

A loan of $775 helped to buy more bags of charcoal.


Edith's story

Edith lives in Uganda. She is married and has five children, two of whom are in school. Edith lives in a home that she owns; she has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include medication and school fees.

Edith has a business selling charcoal. She has been in this business for six years, and she works seven days a week. Edith sells her products from home, by means of wholesale/retail. She has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from Kiva partner, MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bags of charcoal. She also generates additional income through rental rooms. The main business challenges for Edith include seasonality and transportation. Her goals and aspirations are to start selling wholesale only and also to educate her children up to university level.



Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: July 5, 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: July 5, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Micro Credit for Development and Transformation SACCO (MCDT SACCO)