A loan of $300 helped to buy more carrots, tomatoes, green onions and eggplants.

Harriet's story

Harriet is a single mother of five children, two of whom go to school. She doesn’t take care of additional family members.

For the past 20 years, Harriet has operated a business selling vegetables. She sells to all categories of people but only on a retail basis. She has applied for a loan of 800,000 UGX from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bags of carrots, tomatoes, green onions and eggplants. She works at the market six days a week and sells retail only. Her major business challenges include seasonality and thieves.

Harriet aspires to become a wholesaler and also to start growing her own vegetables. She resides in a rented house where the family has access to electricity but not to piped water. Her monthly expenses include her children's school fees, rent and food for the family.

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