A loan of $675 helped to buy more rolls of cloth material, threads and an electric sewing machine.


Josephine's story

Josephine is a single mother of five children and two of her children go to school. She also takes care of additional family members (mother and sister). She is a tailor and has been in this business for 16 years and has applied for a loan of 1,700,000 Uganda shillings from MCDTSACCO to buy more rolls of cloth material, threads and an electric sewing machine. She works from home six days out of every week and sells retail. She generates additional income from a pay phone. Her major business challenges are seasonality and defaulters. She aspires of owning a tailoring school and also to educate her children up to university level. She resides in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses includes school fees and feeding the family.



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