A loan of $450 helped to buy more bundles of mats, hand woven caps and baskets.

Mary's story

Mary lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is single and has two children, both of whom are in school.She also takes care of additional family members - her parents. Mary has a retail shop. She has been in this business for three years, and she works seven days a week. Mary sells her products in her shop, by means of retail. Mary has requested a loan of 1,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy to buy more bundles of mats, baskets and hand woven caps. She also generates additional income by selling charcoal.

The main business challenges for Mary include transportation, thieves and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to own a wholesale shop and a delivery van to ease in transportation. Mary lives in a home that she rents; she doesn't have access to electricity or to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include paying school fees, rent and medication.

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