Harriet is married with six children; three of her children go to school. She also takes care of additional family members (a brother). She has a business of selling green bananas and has been in this business for 10 years. She generates additional income through rental rooms. Her major business challenges include thieves and seasonality.
She is aspiring to become a wholesaler and also to go villages to sell green bananas. She resides in her own house and the family has no access to electricity or piped water. Her monthly expenses include school and medication.
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.