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A loan of $175 helped to buy more sugar canes and cavendish bananas.


Janepher's story

Janepher is a single mother of four children. Three of her children go to school. She doesn’t take care of additional family members. She resides in a rented house and the family has no access to electricity but has piped water. Her monthly expenses include rent and school fees.

She has business of selling sugar canes and Cavendish bananas and has been in this business for six years. She works at the market six days out of every week and sells on a retail basis. She generates additional income through selling mobile phone airtime. Her major business challenges include seasonality and defaulters. She is aspiring to become a wholesaler and also to build her own house.

She has applied for a loan of 400,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more sugar canes and Cavendish bananas.



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