Sally is married with four children and all her children go to school. She doesn’t take care of additional family members. She sells used clothes in a shop. She sells her products on a retail basis. She works six days a week. She has been in this business for 6 years. She has applied for a loan of 700,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy bales of used clothes. Her major business challenges include seasonality and the increasing price of used clothes. She aspires to see her business grow into a wholesale business and also wants to educate her children up to university level and also to build her own house. She lives in a rented house and the family has no access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include paying school fees, rent and food.
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.