Nasur lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has five children, four of whom go to school. She has no additional family members.
She sells second-hand clothes from home. She sells her products at both a retail and wholesale basis. She also gets additional income from selling beans, rice, and ground nuts (peanuts) in a shop that she rents. She has been in business for the last six years. She works six days a week.
She has requested a loan of 1,500,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT – SACCO to buy more bales of second hand clothes and bags of beans, rice and ground nuts. Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. Her goal and aspiration is to buy a truck to ease transportation and also build rental houses. She lives in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees 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.