Eva is married with five children, and all her children go to school. She doesn’t take care of additional family members. She sells second-hand clothes at the market. She works six days a week. She has been in this business for four years. She has applied for a loan of 300,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy bales of second-hand clothes. Her major business challenges include the rainy season, which hinders her customers from reaching her business and thieves. She aspires to see her business grow into a wholesale business so that she starts importing the clothes from Mombasa. She also wants to build her own rental house. She lives in a rented house, and the family has access to electricity, but they have no access to piped water. Her monthly expenses include paying school fees and rent.
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.