A loan of $125 helped to buy more bunches of green bananas.


Zakia's story

Zakia is the single mother of four children, and three of her children go to school. She doesn’t have additional family members to take care of.

She has a business selling green bananas, and she has been in this business for one year. She works at the market seven days out of every week and sells on a retail basis.

Zakia has applied for a loan of UGX 300,000 from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bunches of green bananas. Her major business challenges include transportation and seasonality. She aspires to become a wholesaler and also to build her own house.

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.



Loan details


Lenders and lending teams



Loan details