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Edith

Uganda
Kampala, Uganda / General Store

A loan of $425 helped to buy more bags of sugar, boxes of soap, rice and maize flour.


Edith's story

Edith is single with three children, and two are in school. She takes care of additional family members (grandchildren). She operates a retail shop at home. She sells her products on a retail basis. She works seven days a week. She has been in this business for 3 years. She also gets additional income from selling charcoal.

She has applied for a loan of 1,000,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy cooking oil, rice, maize flour, soap, and bags of sugar. Her major business challenges include increasing prices of commodities in Uganda, seasonality and transportation. She is aspiring of seeing her business grow into a wholesale shop, and also to build rental houses. She lives in her own house where the family has access to electricity but no access to piped water. Her monthly expenses include paying school fees and food.



Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: May 14, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Micro Credit for Development and Transformation SACCO (MCDT SACCO)

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Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: May 14, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Micro Credit for Development and Transformation SACCO (MCDT SACCO)