A loan of $575 helped to buy more bags of charcoal.


Eva's story

Eva lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with four children and all of her children go to school. She has no additional family members. Eva sells charcoal at the market on a retail basis. She has been in this business for six months and works seven days a week. She has requested a loan of 1,500,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT – SACCO to buy bags of charcoal. Eva generates additional income from a restaurant. Her major business challenges are transportation, defaulters and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations are to buy a truck to transport charcoal from the village to the market and also to build rental rooms. She lives in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees, food, and medical bills.



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