Constance lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is single and has three children, two of whom are in school. She also takes care of an additional family member (her sister). Constance has a business selling passion fruits and orange juice. She has been in this business for a few months and she works seven days a week. Constance sells her products in the market, by means of retail.
Constance has requested a loan of 800,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bags of passion fruits and oranges. She also generates additional income through selling Airtime. The main business challenges for Constance include thieves and transportation.
Her goals and aspirations for her business are to start going to the villages of Kasese region to buy local gin and also to build her own house. Constance lives in a home that she rents; she has access to electricity and doesn't have access to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees, rent and feeding the family.
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.