A loan of $125 helped to buy more crates of beer and soda.


Robinah's story

Robinah lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has four children, all of whom are in school. Robinah lives in a home that she rents; she has access to electricity but doesn't have access to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and feeding the family. Robinah runs a pub. She has been in this business for ten years, and works seven days per week. Robinah sells her products from home, by means of retail. She has requested a loan of 300,000 Ugandan Shillings from Kiva partner MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more crates of beer and soda. Robinah also generates additional income through selling charcoal. The main business challenges for Robinah include transportation and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to own a fully stocked pub and to educate her children up to university.



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