A loan of $1,475 helped a member to increase the inventory of her business.

Fatuma Namale's Group's story

Fatuma is the leader of a 4-member group. She is 29 years old and married with 3 children aged between 15 and 4. All of her children go to school. She also takes care of three orphans, children of her late sister. She owns and resides in a four-roomed house living with eight people There is electricity but the house has no piped water. The family gets two meals a day.

Fatuma resides and works in a semi-urban area which is on the outskirts of Kampala. Fatuma goes to Kampala for shopping three times a week. She rents her business premises at 40,000/= per month and works seven days. She deals in second-hand clothes and sells to all categories of people.

Fatuma sells to an average of 20 people per day. She buys her products from Owino Market, one of the busiest markets in Kampala City, and she uses public transport back to her business. Fatuma has been in this business for over eleven years and doesn't have any other business.

Her main challenges include limited capital and high transport costs to and from her place of work. She has been working with MCDT for over 11 years and is servicing her eighteenth loan, working all this long period with the same group-mates. She wants to use this loan to increase the inventory in her business. She aspires to build her own rental rooms.

In this group: Fatuma, Scovia, Annet, Edith

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