A loan of $750 helped to buy more bunches of bananas and to set up a better stall.

Irene's story

Irene lives in Uganda. She is single with 3 children, all of whom go to school. She doesn’t take care of any additional family members. She sells bananas and has been in business for the last 10 years. She sells her bananas at the market and works seven days a week.

Irene has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan shillings (UGX) from MCDT SACCO to buy more bunches of bananas and set up a better stall for her products. Aside from her banana business, Irene generates additional income as a part-time teacher at a nearby school. The main business challenges she faces are transportation and seasonality.

Irene lives in a rented house and has access to piped water and electricity. Her major monthly expenses include school fees, food, and rent.

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