Aida K. lives in the Kisaasi neighborhood in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has four children, all of whom are in school. She also takes care of additional family members.
Aida has a business of a retail shop. She has been in this business for over 10 years, and she works seven days out of every week.
Aida has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bags of sugar, cartons of salt and boxes of soap.
She also generates additional income through rental rooms. Her goal and aspiration is to own a wholesale shop. Aida lives in a home that she owns; she has access to electricity and has access to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and food.
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.