A loan of $125 helped to buy more sugar, soap, rice and salt to sell.


Mary's story

Mary is a single mother of five children. None of her children goes to school. She doesn’t take care of any other family members. She has a retail shop and has been in this business for five years. She has applied for a loan of 300,000 UGX (Uganda shillings) from MCDT-SACCO to buy more sugar, soap, rice and salt to sell. She generates additional income from rental houses. She works in the shop seven days of every week. Her major business challenges include transportation and the ever-increasing prices of commodities in Uganda. She aspires to own a fully stocked retail shop, to own a delivery van for transportation and to build more rental houses. She resides in her own house, and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include paying for utility bills and feeding the family



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