A loan of $100 helped to buy more rolls of clothing materials.


Farida's story

Farida lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is a single mother with three children. All three children are in school. She has no additional family member she cares for.

Farida is a tailor and she sells clothes. She sells her clothes in a shop on a retail basis. She works seven days a week. She has been in this business for ten years. Farida has no other source of income.

She has applied for a loan of Shs. 200,000 to enable her to buy more rolls of clothing materials for sale.

The challenge she has is seasonality. Her goals and aspirations are to buy a piece of land and build rooms for renting. She decided to work with MCDT SACCO because the services are rendered to low-income women. Farida owns the house she stays in and they have access to electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses include school fees and food.



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