Rhonah lives in Uganda. She is married with two children, both of whom are in school. Rhonah also takes care of two of her sisters’ children. She lives in a home that she owns with access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and feeding the family.
Rhonah has a sells charcoal at the market, a business that she has been involved in for over ten years. Rhonah works six days a week. She generates additional income by renting rooms. Her main business challenges include seasonality and thieves.
Rhonah requested a 1,000,000 UGX loan from Micro Credit for Development and Transformation SACCO (MCDT SACCO) to buy more bags of charcoal. Her business aspirations are to become a wholesaler and also to build more rental rooms.
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.