A loan of $600 helped to buy more boxes of cream relaxers, braids, weaves and a standalone dryer.


Mariam's story

Mariam lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with five children, four of whom go to school. She takes care of one additional family member (mother). She operates a beauty salon in a shop that she rents. She sells her products on a retail basis. She gets additional income from rental houses and selling soda and maize bran. She has been in this business for the last 7 years. She works six days a week. She has requested a loan of 1,500,000 Uganda Shillings (UGX) from MCDT – SACCO to buy cream relaxers, braids, weaves and a standalone dryer.

Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations are to own a fully stocked salon and also build her own shop and stop renting. She lives in her own house and the family has access to electricity but not to piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and food.



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