Jesca is a single mother of two children and neither of them goes to school. She takes care of three additional family members (her grandchildren). She has a business selling fruits. She has applied for loan of 400,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more boxes of tomatoes, onions and oranges. She works seven days week and sells to all categories of people, retail. She generates additional income through rental rooms.
Jesca's major challenges include seasonality and defaulters. She is growing some of the fruit and also hopes to build more rental rooms. She resides in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses includes school fees for the grandchildren 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.