A loan of $1,125 helped a member to increase stock and buy another telephone booth.

Resty Kayondo's Group's story

Resty is the leader of 5 members of a group. She is a 45-year-old divorced woman with 1 daughter, age 30 years. She resides in and owns a 3-room house, where she is staying with 4 people. Resty takes care of her mother. There is electricity and piped water at her home.

The family gets 3 meals a day. She resides and works in a semi-urban area that is on the outskirts of Kampala. Resty sells newspapers and operates a public pay phone in Bwaise, one of the city suburbs. She sells to an average of 50 people a day and works 6 days a week. Resty's major monthly expenses include rent for the business premises and medication. Resty bicycles to and from work. She has been in this business for 10 years.

Resty's main challenges include the rainy season, which disturbs her a lot, and overcomes it by using umbrellas. Resty has been with MCDT for over 5 years and is servicing her eighth loan, working all this long time with the same group mates. She wants to use this loan to increase stock in her business and acquire more telephone booths.

In this group: Resty, Tausi, Harriet, Susan, Robinah
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