A loan of $350 helped to buy more boxes of cream relaxers, a hand dryer, weaves and braids.


Florence's story

Florence lives in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is widowed and has two children, both of whom are in school. She also takes care of additional family members (her elderly parents).

Florence has a beauty salon. She has been in this business for 5 years, and she works 7 days out of every week. Florence sells her products in a shop, retail. Florence has requested a loan of 800,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy to buy more boxes of cream relaxers, a hand dryer, weaves and braids.

The main business challenges for Florence include seasonality and the on-and-off electricity. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to own a bridal salon and also to educate her children up to university. Florence lives in a home that she owns; she has access to electricity but doesn't have access to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and paying for utility bills.



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