A loan of $225 helped to buy more used shoes.


Justine's story

Justine is a single mother of six children and all her children go to school. She doesn’t take care of additional family members. She has a business of selling secondhand shoes and has been in this business for the last seven years. She has applied for a loan of 500,000 Ugandan shillings to buy more bales of used clothes. She sells to all categories of people on retail and works at the market seven days a week. Her major business challenges include thieves and the rainy season, which hinders her customers' ability to reach her. She aspires to import used shoes and also to become a wholesaler and also to build her own house. She resides in a rented house and the family has access to electricity and not to piped water. Her monthly expenses include rent, school fees, and feeding the family.



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