A loan of $375 helped to buy more bales of used clothes.


Lukiya's story

Lukiya is widowed with five children; only one of her children goes to school. She doesn’t take care of additional family members. She has a business of selling secondhand clothes selling to all categories of people but on a retail basis only. She has applied for a loan of Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bales of used clothes. She generates additional income from rental houses. She moves door-to-door selling used clothes six days a week. Her major business challenges includes the rainy season which hinders her movements, and ever-increasing prices of used clothes. She is aspiring to get a permanent business premise and also to become a wholesaler. She resides in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and paying for electricity and water.



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