A loan of $900 helped a member to acquire permanent business premises.

Mirembe Mariam ’S Group's story

Miriam is a leader of 5 members of a group. She is 35 and married with 6 children aged between 5 and 18 years. All her children go to school. Miriam takes care of her old parents. She resides and owns a three-roomed house where she is staying with five people. They have electricity and piped water at home. The family gets two meals a day and rarely take tea. Miriam works in a semi-urban area which is in the outskirts of Kampala, dealing in second-hand towels and bed sheets She uses public transport to and from work. Miriam buys these items from Owino market, one of the busiest markets in Kampala city. She sells to an average of 20 customers per day. Besides linens, she also sells airtime. Miriam sells to all categories of people and has been in this business for five years, working six days a week. She is faced with a challenge of seasonality and medication expenses. She has been with MCDT for four years working all with the same group mates and wants to use this loan to have permanent place to sell her merchandise. and she aspires to educate her children up to university level.

In this group: Miriam, Annet, Lucy, Hasfa, Betty

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