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Janati lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married, with five children, and all her children go to school. She takes care of additional family members.

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

She has requested for a loan of UGX 700,000 from MCDT – SACCO to buy cooking oil, flour, rice, bags of sugar, and crates of soda and other soft drinks. She generates additional income through working as a social worker. Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality.

Her goals and aspirations is to expand her business into a wholesale shop and also to educate her children up to university level. She lives in her own house, and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and food.

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This loan is administered by MCDT SACCO, a savings and credit institution operating in Kampala, Uganda. The mission of MCDT SACCO is to provide sustainable financial services to the lower strata of Uganda's poor, especially women, for their economic and social development. MCDT's cooperative structure also affords its clients the opportunity to own shares of the organization and benefit from its financial performance. For more on MCDT SACCO, please see our partner page at, and join our lending team, Friends of MCDT SACCO, at

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