Rose is lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with four children, three of whom go to school. She also takes care of two additional family members (Mother and Father). She sells second hand shoes at the market. She sells her products on a retail basis. She has been in business for the last 10 years. She also earns additional income from selling fried cassava and chapatti at a school. She works six days a week. She has requested a loan of Uganda shillings 200,000 from MCDT – SACCO to buy a bale of second hand shoes. Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations are to become a wholesaler and to educate her children up to university level. She lives in her own house and the family has access to electricity but not to 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.