Robinah lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with 3 children, and all her children are in school. She takes care of additional family members (three young sisters). She sells secondhand clothes at the market. She sells her products on a retail basis. She has been in this business for the last 10 years. She works six days a week.
She has requested a loan of 400,000 from MCDT SACCO to buy bales of secondhand clothes. Her major business challenges are seasonality and the increasing prices of used clothes. Her goals and aspirations are to start selling secondhand bags and also to open up a boutique. She lives in a rented house where the family does not have access to electricity or 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.