A loan of $300 helped to buy more baking flour, cooking oil and cowpeas for her bakery.

Mary's story

Mary is single with no children, but she takes care of her mother and young sisters. The family lives in a rented house that has no electricity nor piped water. Her monthly expenses include rent and food for the family.

Mary has a bakery and works six days a week there. She has done so for two years, selling to all who come. She also teaches part-time. Her major business challenges include the threat of thieves and the increasing prices of cooking oil and baking flour in Uganda.

Mary has applied for a loan of 700,000 UGX from MCDT-SACCO to buy more cartons of baking flour, jerrycans of cooking oil and cowpeas. Her aspiration is to own a big bakery so that she can become a supplier. She also wants to build her own house.

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