A loan of $750 helped to buy bales of used clothing such as skirts, blouses, and dresses to sell.

Mariam's story

Mariam is married with six children, all of whom currently attend school. She lives in Kampala, Uganda, and does not look after any other family members. For the past 20 years, Mariam has been selling second-hand clothing in the market. She works six days a week and her business is her only source of income. Mariam's business challenges include transportation and the ever-increasing price of used clothes. She lives in her husband's house and has access to both electricity and running water. Her major monthly expenses are school fees. Mariam joined MCDT because the interest rate is relatively low.

Mariam is requesting a 2,000,000 UGX loan from MCDT- SACCO to buy bales of used clothes such as skirts, blouses, and dresses to sell. Her dream is to own a big shop and also to become an importer of used clothes.

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