A loan of $800 helped to buy more bunches of bananas for resale.


Mariam's story

Mariam is a single mother of four children, all of whom go to school. She doesn’t take care of any additional family members. Mariam has a business of selling green bananas and has been doing this for 10 years. She has applied for a loan of 2000000 Ugandan shillings from MCDTSACCO to buy more bunches of green bananas. Mariam works six days a week at the market, and sells on a retail basis only. Her major business challenges include seasonality and defaulters. She aspires 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 piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees, rent and paying for utility bills.



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