Sadaina lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is single and has four children, three of whom are in school. She also takes care of additional family members, including her sisters. Sadaina has a business of a retail shop. She has been in this business for 10 years, and she works 7 days out of every week. Sadaina sells her products in a shop, by means of retail.
Sadaina has requested a loan of 500,000 Ugandan Shillings (UGX) from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bags of sugar, cartons of salt, and boxes of soap.
The main business challenges for Sadaina include seasonality, thieves, and transportation. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to become a wholesaler and to build rental rooms. Sadaina lives in a home that she rents; she has access to electricity but doesn't have access to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include medication, rent, 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.