Rehema lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has 4 children, all of whom are in school. She also takes care of additional family members (sisters). She has a business of selling bananas. She has been in this business for 10 years, and she works 6 days out of every week. She sells her products at the market, by means of retail.
Rehema has requested a loan of 500,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy bunches of bananas. The main business challenge(s) for Rehema include seasonality and thieves. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to start going to villages for bananas to buy and become a wholesaler.
She lives in a home that she rents where she has access to electricity and to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees, rent and utility bills.
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.