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Total loan: $175
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Resty

Uganda
Kampala, Uganda / Paper Sales

A loan of $175 helped to buy more newspapers for resale.


Resty's story

Resty lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is single with two children, both of whom attend school. She is not looking after additional family members.

She has been selling newspapers in a rented shop for twenty years, working six days a week. She sells airtime and mobile telephones for additional income.

She has requested a loan of 450,000 UGX from MCDT- SACCO to enable her buy more newspapers for resale. Her challenges include seasonality and transportation. Her dream is to expand the business to a bigger shop, to start selling mobile phone accessories and to build rental rooms. She joined MCDT because of the timely loans. She lives in her house, which has access to both electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees.



Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: May 9, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Micro Credit for Development and Transformation SACCO (MCDT SACCO)

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Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: May 9, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Micro Credit for Development and Transformation SACCO (MCDT SACCO)