Mary N. lives in the Nakulabye Kiyaye neighborhood in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is single and has four children, three of whom are in school. She has a business of selling bananas. She has been in this business for ten years, and she works seven days a week. She sells her products at the market at retail prices.
She has requested a loan of 1,000,000 UGX from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bunches of bananas. Her main business challenges include transportation and the rainy season. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to start selling on a wholesale basis only.
Mary lives in a home that she rents where she has access to electricity and piped water.
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.