Florence lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with three children who all go to school. She has one additional family member.
She sells vegetables and fruits at the market. She sells her products on a retail basis. She has been in this business for the last two years. She works six days a week.
She has requested a loan of 200,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT – SACCO to buy passion fruits, watermelon and pineapples. Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations are to educate her children up to the university level.
She lives in a rented house, and the family has no access to electricity and 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.