A loan of $650 helped to buy bags of charcoal and bunches of bananas.

Teopista's story

Teopista lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is widowed and has 8 children, one of whom is in school. She also takes care of additional family members.

Teopista has a food stall business selling charcoal and bananas. She has been in this business for 7 years and works 7 days a week. Teopista sells her products at the market, by means of retail.

Teopista has requested a loan of 1500,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO to buy bags of charcoal and bunches of bananas. The main business challenges for Teopista include seasonality, defaulters and thieves.

Her goals and aspirations for her business are to become a wholesaler and to own a her own house. Teopista lives in a home that she rents; she doesn't have electricity and has access to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees, rent and feeding her family.

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