Sarah lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with four children and all of her children go to school. She has one additional family member (her sister). She operates a retail shop. She has been in this business for the last 10 years. She works seven days a week. She has requested a loan of 2,000,000 UGX from MCDT SACCO to buy more bags of sugar, maize flour, beans, rice, and jerrycans of cooking oil.
Sarah generates additional income through tailoring. Her major challenges are transportation and electricity. Her aspirations and goals are to expand her retail business into a wholesale shop. She lives in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include food 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.