A loan of $125 helped to buy more bales of used clothes.


Irene's story

Irene is lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married, with three children, all of whom go to school. She has two additional family members (elderly parents).

She sells second hand clothes at the market. She sells her products on a retail basis. She has been in this business for the past two years. She works six days a week.

Irene has requested a loan of UGX 300,000 from MCDT – SACCO to buy a bale of second-hand clothes. Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations are to start importing used clothes and also to buy a plot of land and build her own house.

She lives in a rented house, and the family has no access to electricity or piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and rent.



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