A loan of $200 helped to buy more bales of used clothes.

Cissy's story

Cissy lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is a single mother with five children, four of whom are attending school. She has no additional family members.

Cissy sells old clothes in the market on a daily basis and works for six days in a week. She has run her business for 10 years. Cissy has applied for 500,000 Uganda shillings to enable her to buy additional clothes. She has no other source of income. The main business challenges for her business are seasonality and the ever increasing prices of used clothes.

Her goals and aspirations include expanding her business to a wholesale shop and also to educate her children up to university. She owns the house she stays in. She has access to electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is school fees.

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