A loan of $350 helped to buy more fruits to sell, like mangoes, carrots, tomatoes, oranges, watermelon, paw paws, and pineapples.


Harriet's story

Harriet is married, with five children and two of her children go to school. She also takes care of her old parents. She has a business of market-vending and has been in this business for 15 years. She has applied for a loan of UGX 900,000 (Uganda shillings) from Micro Credit for Development and Transformation SACCO (MCDT SACCO) to buy more fruits, like mangoes, carrots, tomatoes, pineapples, oranges, watermelon, and paw paws. Harriet works at the market five days out of every week. Her major business challenges include seasonality and transportation of fruits from the villages to her stall. She aspires to grow some of those fruits and also to start selling on a wholesale basis only. Harriet resides in a rented house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees, rent, and utilities.



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