Alex lives in the Nakulabye Kiyaye Zone neighborhood in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has 5 children, all of whom are in school. Alex also takes care of additional family members (her late sister’s child). Alex has a business selling milk. She has been in this business for over 10 years, and she works 7 days out of every week. Alex sells her products at the market.
Alex has requested a loan of 800,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO to buy more jerrycans of milk. The main business challenge(s) for Alex include thieves and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to see her business grow so that she can get profits to buy milk cans. Alex lives in a home that she owns. She has access to electricity but not to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include feeding the family 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.