A loan of $925 helped a member to boost her business.

Hasfa Nalugya's Group's story

Hasfa is the leader of a group of 5 members. She is 29 years old and divorced with 2 children, aged 10 and 5 years, who go to school. She rents a two roomed house where she stays with five people and takes care of her brother and his daughter. She gets some financial assistance from her former husband to look after the children. They have electricity, but no piped water at home. The family gets four meals a day.

Hasfa resides and works in a semi urban area which is in the outskirts of Kampala. She sells farm produce in the market in Kasubi, one of the city suburbs. She uses public transport and purchases farm produce from the villages. Hasfa works seven days a week and incurs small transport costs for transportation of food for her customers' convenience. Her major monthly expenses include rent for the business premises, electricity, medication, food and school fees. Hasfa sells to an average of 30 customers daily. She has been with MCDT for five years and is servicing her seventh loan for a small eating joint. She wants to invest this loan in her business and aspires to see her business expand.

In this group: Hasfa, Christine, Joyce, Felistus, Rosette

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