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Nuru is a single mother of four children and three of her children go to school. She doesn’t take care of additional family members. She has a business selling green bananas and has been in this business for ten years. She works at the market six days out of every week and sells on retail basis only. She doesn’t have any other income-generating activity. Her major business challenges includes seasonality, defaulters and thieves.

She is aspiring to become a wholesaler and also to start going to other villages of Masaka for green bananas. She resides in her own house and the family has no access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses includes school fees and medication.

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This loan is administered by MCDT SACCO, a savings and credit institution operating in Kampala, Uganda. The mission of MCDT SACCO is to provide sustainable financial services to the lower strata of Uganda's poor, especially women, for their economic and social development. MCDT's cooperative structure also affords its clients the opportunity to own shares of the organization and benefit from its financial performance. For more on MCDT SACCO, please see our partner page at, and join our lending team, Friends of MCDT SACCO, at

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