Prossy is lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has four children, three of whom go to school. She has one additional family member. She sells charcoal from home on a retail basis. She also gets additional income from her bar shop from home. She has been in business for the last 10 years. She works seven days a week.
She has requested a loan of 900,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT – SACCO to buy bags of charcoal, crates of soda, beer and a jerrican of local brew. Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations are to buy a delivery van to aid in transportation. 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 food.
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.