A loan of $475 helped to buy more used clothes to sell.


Margaret's story

Margaret lives in Uganda, Kampala. She is a widow with four children, of whom two go to school. She has no additional family members. She has a business of selling used clothes. She operates her business on a retail basis and moves door to door selling used clothes seven days a week. She has been in this business for the last three years. She generates additional income from selling clean drinking water. She has requested for a loan of UGX 1,200,000 from MCDT – SACCO to buy several bales of used clothes to sell. She describes her main business challenge as seasonality. Her aspirations are to obtain a permanent business premise and to become a wholesaler. She resides in the family house, where she has access to electricity and running water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and feeding the family.



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