Rebecca B. lives in the Makerere neighborhood in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has 5 children, all of whom are in school. She also takes care of additional family members (her sister). Rebecca has a business, selling shoes. She has been in this business for 4 years, and she works 6 days out of every week. Rebecca sells her products at the market by means of retail.
Rebecca has requested a loan of 600,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more pairs of shoes. She also generates additional income through teaching. The main business challenge(s) for Rebecca include seasonality. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to start importing shoes. Rebecca lives in a home that she owns. She has access to electricity and doesn't have access to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees, paying electricity bills and medication.
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.