A loan of $100 helped to buy more home products for her retail shop like sugar, salt and box of soap.


Harriet's story

Harriet lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with four children; all her children go to school. She has two additional family members (elderly parents).

She operates a retail shop at the market. She sells her products at retail. She has been in this business for 10 years. She works seven days a week.

She has requested for a loan of 200,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT – SACCO to buy sugar, box of soap, and carton of salt. Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality.

Her goals and asipiration are to buy to own a fully stocked retail shop and to buy a plot of land and build a house. She lives in a rented house and the family has no access to electricity or piped water. Her major expenses include rent and school fees.



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