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A loan of $275 helped to buy more bags of sugar, 50 kgs. of rice, soap, and maize flour.


Tessie's story

Tessie lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with 6 children, all of whom go to school, and also takes care of two other family members (father and mother). Tessie operates a rented retail shop where she sells her products. Her customers are her neighbors. She has been in business for the last 5 years and works seven days a week.

Tessie has requested a loan of 700,000 Ugandan shillings (UGX) from MCDT SACCO to buy more bags of sugar, 50 kgs. of rice, soap, and maize flour. Her goals and aspirations are to own a wholesale shop, to buy a plot of land, and to educate her children to university level. Her major challenges are defaulters and transportation. She lives in her own house, and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and feeding the family.



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