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Betty is widowed with five children and all her children go to school. She also takes care of additional family members (her father). She has a business selling used clothes and has been doing this for eight years. She has applied for a loan of 1,500,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT SACCO to buy more bales of used clothes. She generates additional income through selling piped water. She works in a shop six days out of every week and sells on a retail basis. Her major business challenges include seasonality and defaulters. She resides in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses includes school fees and paying for utility bills

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This loan is administered by MCDT SACCO, a savings and credit institution operating in Kampala, Uganda. The mission of MCDT SACCO is to provide sustainable financial services to the lower strata of Uganda's poor, especially women, for their economic and social development. MCDT's cooperative structure also affords its clients the opportunity to own shares of the organization and benefit from its financial performance. For more on MCDT SACCO, please see our partner page at, and join our lending team, Friends of MCDT SACCO, at

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