A loan of $225 helped to buy more bunches of yellow bananas.


Catherine's story

Catherine lives in Uganda. She is married and has two children, both of whom are in school. Catherine has a business selling yellow bananas (Cavendish). She has been in this business for five years and she works six days out of every week. Catherine sells her products from home at retail and wholesale. Catherine has requested a loan of 600,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bunches of bananas. She also generates additional income through houses for rent. The main business challenge(s) for Catherine include transportation and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to start growing tomatoes and to own a delivery van. Catherine lives in a home that she owns. She has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and feeding the family.



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