A loan of $1,450 helped a member to buy clothes for the Christmas season.

Berna Nanyonga’S Group's story

Berna is a leader of 4-member loan group. She is a 50-year-old widow with 5 children between 30 and 15 years old. Two of her children died. She is looking after 5 orphans of her late children and her old parents. She resides and owns a three-room house where she is staying with ten people. They have electricity and no piped water at home. The family gets three meals a day.

She works in a semi-urban area which is in the outskirts of Kampala. She uses public transport to and from shopping and rents her business premises at 40000 per month in Kamwokya, one of the city suburbs, and works seven days a week. Berna has been with MCDT for eight years, working all along with the same groupmates. This is her twelfth loan. She wants to use this loan to buy clothes for the Christmas season. The other loan members want to do similar things.

In this group: Berna , Winfred, Margret, Scovia
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