A loan of $575 helped a member to incease stock in her business.

Hadjah Namuwawu's Group's story

Hadjah is the leader of a 4-member group. She is 55 years old and divorced with 6 children aged between 30 and 18 years. Two of her children go to school, and the rest are working. She stays with her brother who owns the home where she is staying with her school-going children. There are four people at home.

The family gets two meals a day. She resides and works in a semi-urban area which is in the outskirts of Kampala. Hadjah works in Kibuye market in one of the city suburbs and deals in bananas. Hadjah doesn't incur any extra transport costs because she gets them from her place of work. She works seven days a week.

Hadjah sells to an average of 20 customers a day and sells both small and large quantities depending on the customers' wishes. Her main expenses include school fees and medication plus daily market dues.

She has been with MCDT for four years and is servicing her twelfth loan with the same group mates. She wants to use this loan to increase the stock of her business. She aspires to educate her children up to university.

In this group: Hadjah, Teddy, Margaret, Amina

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