A loan of $175 helped to buy more foodstuffs, like Irish potatoes, onions, and banana clusters.

Shamim's story

Shamim is a single mother of two children, both in school. She has no additional family members.

She has a food stall at the market and sells all types of foodstuffs. She sells to all categories of people on retail and works seven days out of every week. She has been in business for the last 10 years.

She has applied for a loan of 400,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more boxes of tomatoes, baskets of Irish potatoes, onions, and banana clusters. Her major business challenges include seasonality and thieves.

She aspires to see her business grow so that she opens up other stalls in the market. She resides in a rented house, and the family has no access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school and food.

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