Sarah lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married, has five children, and all her children go to school. She takes care of one additional family member (sister).
Sarah sells phone accessories in a shop. She sells her products on a retail basis. She gets additional income from selling bananas. She has been in this business for the last year. She works six days a week. She has requested for a loan of 2,000,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT SACCO to buy more phones, phone accessories, and airtime. Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality.
Her goals and aspirations are to own a fully stocked shop selling mobile phones and also to build her own house. She lives in a rented house and the family has access to electricity, but does not have access to piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees, rent, 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.