A loan of $300 helped to buy more bunches of sweet bananas and Irish potatoes.


Zam's story

Zam is a single mother of six children, three of whom attend school. She also takes care of an additional family member (her mother). She has a business selling food at a market. She has applied for a loan of 700,000 UGX from MCDT SACCO to buy more bunches of sweet bananas and Irish potatoes. She has had this business for 13 years. She works at the market seven days out of every week. Her major business challenges include seasonality and thieves. She aspires to become a wholesaler and also to build her own house. She resides in her own house, and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees, rent, and food.



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