A loan of $175 helped to buy more bags of charcoal.


Zam's story

Zam lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with four children and all her children are in school. She takes care of additional family members (father and mother). She sells charcoal at the market on a retail basis. She also practices poultry farming from home. She has been in this business for the last five years. She works seven days a week. She has requested a loan of 400,000 UGX from MCDT SACCO to buy bags of charcoal. Her major business challenges are seasonality and transportation. Her goals and aspirations are to become a wholesaler and to educate her children up to university level. She lives in her own house and the family has access to electricity but not piped water. Her major monthly expenses include food and school fees.



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