Rehema is a 27 years married with three children aged between 1and 6 years Two of her children go to school. She takes care of additional family members. Rehema resides and rents a two roomed house where she is staying with five people. There is electricity and no piped water at home The family gets three meals a day. She resides and works in semi urban area which in the outskirts of Kampala and works six days a week. Rehema sells second hand clothes in a shop in kanyanya and buys these s clothes from Owino Market one of the busiest markets in Kampala city She incurs extra transport costs to and from shopping The major challenges she faces in her business are seasonality and increasing prices of second ,high transport costs and defaulters . Rehema has been in this business for two years. She has been with MCDT for five year servicing her tenth loan working with the same group mates. She wants to use this loan to buy more bales of second hand clothes. Rehema is aspiring of seeing her business grow bigger and start importing these clothes directly from UK and USA.
About MCDT SACCO
This loan is administered by MCDT SACCO, a savings and credit institution operating in Kampala, Uganda. The mission of MCDT SACCO is to provide sustainable financial services to the lower strata of Uganda's poor, especially women, for their economic and social development. MCDT's cooperative structure also affords its clients the opportunity to own shares of the organization and benefit from its financial performance. For more on MCDT SACCO, please see our partner page at http://www.kiva.org/partners/112, and join our lending team, Friends of MCDT SACCO, at http://www.kiva.org/team/friends_of_mcdt_sacco.