Jamila is married with three children and all of her children go to school. She takes care of one additional family member (a nephew). She sells cold drinks like soda and passion juice. She has been in business for the last four years and works seven days a week. Jamila sells in a shop on a retail basis. She has requested a loan of 200,000 UGX from MCDT SACCO to buy more crates of soda, sugar and passion fruit. Her major challenges include the rainy season and defaulters. She resides in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her 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.