Hadjah lives in Uganda. She is single and has 2 children, both of whom are in school. She has a business of selling bananas. She has been in this business for 3 years, and she works 7 days out of every week. She sells her products at the market, by means of retail.
She has requested a loan of 600,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bunches of bananas. She generates additional income through working as a cleaner at a nearby school. The main business challenges for Hadjah include transportation and thieves. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to start selling wholesale only and also to build rental rooms.
Hadjah lives in a home that she owns where she doesn't have access to electricity and doesn't have access to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and feeding her 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.