Florence N. lives in the Lubaga road, Kitawuluzi neighborhood, in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has 6 children, all of whom are in school. Florence has a business of mini-bakery. She has been in this business for less than one year, and she works 7 days out of every week. Florence sells her products at the market, by means of wholesale/retail.
Florence has requested a loan of 900,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy to buy more jerry cans of cooking oil and cartons of baking flour. The main business challenge(s) for Florence include transport, and ever increasing prices of cooking oil and baking flour. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to run a fully stocked bakery. Florence lives in a home that she owns; she has access to electricity and has access to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include food and 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.