Juliet is married and has eight children, and all her children go to school. She also takes care of additional family members. She resides in a rented house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses includes school fees and rent .
She has a business of a restaurant and has been in this business for three years. She generates additional income through selling charcoal.
She has applied for a loan of 300,000 Uganda shillings (UGX) from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bunches of bananas, beef, rice, chicken and Irish potatoes. She sells to all categories of people but on retail.
Her major business challenges include transportation and increasing prices of food. She is aspiring to see her business grow big so that she owns a fully stocked restaurant and also to build her own home.
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.