A loan of $450 helped to buy more bags of charcoal.


Mariam's story

Mariam is married and has four children, and all her children go to school. She doesn’t take care of additional family members. She resides in a rented house and the family has access to electricity but not to piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and rent. She has a business of selling charcoal and has been in this business for 10 years. She works in the market seven days out of every week and sells on both a retail and a wholesale basis. Her major business challenges include transportation and defaulters. She has applied for a loan of 1,100,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bags of charcoal. She is aspiring to own a delivery vehicle to ease in transportation and to build her own house.



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