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Florence lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is single with four children and all of them attend school. She is looking after her old parents. She has been operating a hair salon for five years, working seven days a week. She does not have any other source of income.

She has requested a loan of UGX 600,000 from MCDT- SACCO to enable her to stock synthetic hair, hair oils, cream relaxers and skin oils. Her challenges include high electricity tariffs and seasonality. Her dream is to own a fully stocked beauty salon. She joined MCDT because she wanted a boost in her capital. She stays in a rented house with access to electricity but no piped water. Her major monthly expenses are rent and school fees.

Additional Information


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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