Afuwa is married with five children and four of her children go to school. She doesn’t take care of any additional family members. She has a hardware business. She has applied for a loan of 500,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bags of cement and nails. She doesn’t have any other income generating activity.
Afuwa sells to all categories of people, retail, and has been in this business for five years. Her major business challenges includes transportation and thieves. She is aspiring of owning a fully stocked hardware shop and also educating her children up to university. She resides in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her 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.