A loan of $775 helped to buy more bags of sugar, cartons of salt, boxes of soap, and bags of smoked fish.


Betty's story

Betty is married with four children, and one currently goes to school. She also takes care of additional family members (grand children). She has a retail shop business and sells smoked fish. She has been in this business for five years. She has applied for a loan of 2,000,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bags of sugar, cartons of salt, boxes of soap, cooking oil and baskets of fish. She also generates additional income through selling piped water and dry cleaning. She works at the market seven days a week and sells to all categories of people on a retail basis. Her major business challenges include seasonality and thieves. She aspires to build rental rooms and to become a wholesaler. She resides in her own house and the family has access to electricity, but not piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and paying for electricity.



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