Jane is lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with six children, and three of her children go to school. She doesn’t take care of two additional family members. She sells second-hand clothes at the market. She sells her products on a retail basis. She has been in business for the last three years. Jane earns additional income by selling fried cassava and chapatti at school. She works seven days a week.
Jane has requested a loan of 400,000 UGX from MCDT SACCO to buy a bale of second-hand clothes. Her major business challenges are ever-increasing prices of used clothes and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations are to become a wholesaler and educate her children to university level. She lives in a rented house, and the family has no access to electricity or piped water. Her monthly expenses include 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.