Christine lives in Uganda. She is widowed with 4 children and all go to school. She has no additional family members. She lives in her own house and the family has access to piped water and electricity. Her monthly expenses include rent for her business premises, utility bills and school fees.
Christine sells secondhand shoes. She has been in business for the last 5 years. She sells her products from a shop that she rents. She works 7 days a week. She has requested for a loan of 1,500,000 UGX from MCDT SACCO to buy more bales of secondhand shoes. Christine generates additional income through selling bags. Her major business challenges include transportation, thieves and seasonality.
Her goal of inspiration is to build rental houses and rental rooms, and also to expand her business so that she sells on a wholesale basis.
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.