A loan of $775 helped to buy more bunches of bananas, bags of rice, chicken, beef, and sweet and Irish potatoes.


Imelda's story

Imelda lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is widowed and has 6 children, one of whom is in school. She also takes care of additional family members (grandchildren). Imelda has a restaurant business. She has been in this business for over 10 years, and she works 7 days out of every week. Imelda sells her products from home. Imelda has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bunches of bananas, bags of rice, chicken, beef, sweet and Irish potatoes, and cassava. She also generates additional income through selling piped water and renting rooms. The main business challenge(s) for Imelda include transportation, defaulters, and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to own a fully-stocked restaurant. Imelda lives in a home that she owns; she has access to electricity and has access to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include feeding the family and buying medication.



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