Adella lives in Uganda. She is married and has three children, two of whom are in school. She also takes care of an additional family member who is an orphan.
Adella has a business of a retail shop. She has been in this business for over 10 years and she works six days out of every week. Adella sells her products in a shop, by means of retail.
Adella has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more boxes of soap, cartons of salt and bags of sugar and cooking oil. She also generates additional income through a motorcycle for hire. The main business challenges for Adella include defaulters and thieves. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to own a wholesale shop and also to build more rental rooms.
Adella 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 feeding the family.
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.