A loan of $275 helped buy tomatoes, onions, cabbages, sweet potatoes, pineapples and watermelons.


Mariam's story

Mariam lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is widowed with five children and three go to school. She has no additional family members. She sells fruit and vegetables at the market on a retail basis. She works seven days a week. She has been in this business for the last eight years. She earns additional income from selling used clothes. She has requested a loan of 700,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT – SACCO to buy tomatoes, onions, cabbages, sweet potatoes, pineapples and watermelons. Her major business challenge is transportation. Her goal and aspiration is to make her business prosper. She lives in a rented house where the family has access to electricity but not running water. Her monthly expenses include school fees.



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