A loan of $125 helped to buy more bales of used clothes.


Irene's story

Irene is a single mother of four children, and all her children go to school. She also takes care of additional family members (sister and old parents). She has a business of selling used clothes and has been this business for 7 years, selling to all categories of people but on a retail basis. She moves door to door selling used clothes six days out of every week. She has applied for a loan of 300,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bales of used clothes. Her major business challenges include seasonality and thieves. She is aspiring of getting a permanent business location and also to build her own house. She resides in a rented house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and paying utility bills and rent.



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