Gorreth is lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with four children and two of her children go to school. She has no additional family members. She operates a food stall at the market. She sells her products on a retail basis. She has been in business for the last 7 years. She works seven days a week. She gets additional income from operating a saloon.
She has requested for a loan of 200,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT – SACCO to buy passionfruit, tomatoes, green bananas, cassava, and sweet potatoes. Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations are to increase her capital basis and become a wholesaler and also to educate her children up to university level. She lives in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and rent for her business premises.
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.