A loan of $300 helped to buy more bags of sugar, cartons of salt, boxes of soap, maize flour and small jerrycans of cooking oil.


Teopista's story

Teopista is a single mother of four children, and two of her children go to school. She also takes care of her cousins. She has a business of a retail shop and has been in this business for 20 years. She has applied for a loan of 700,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bags of sugar, cartons of salt, boxes of soap, maize flour and small jerrycans of cooking oil. She doesn’t have any other income-generating activity. She works at the market seven days out of every week and sells on a retail basis only. Her major business challenges include seasonality and the ever increasing prices of commodities in Uganda. She is aspiring of becoming a wholesaler and also building her own house. The family has no access to electricity or piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees, rent and feeding the family.



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