K. ZuIaika lives in the Masanafu 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 relatives).
ZuIaika has a business selling charcoal. She has been in this business for 10 years, and she works 7 days out of every week. ZuIaika sells her products from home by means of retail. ZuIaika has requested for a loan of 600,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bags of charcoal.
The main business challenges for ZuIaika include transportation and thieves. Her goal for her business is to own a delivery van. ZuIaika lives in a home that she owns. She doesn't have access to electricity but has access to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees.
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.