A loan of $625 helped to buy more bags of charcoal.


Peninah's story

Peninah lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is single and has four children, one of whom is in school. She doesn’t take care of additional family members. Peninah has a business selling charcoal. She has been in this business for 10 years, and she works seven days out of every week. Peninah sells her products in a shop, by means of retail. Peninah has requested a loan of 1,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bags of charcoal. She also generates additional income through selling piped water. The main business challenge(s) for Peninah include thieves and transportation. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to start selling at wholesale and to build rental rooms. Peninah lives in a home that she owns. She has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and feeding the family



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