Victoria lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has eight children, and only one of them goes to school. She takes care of one additional family member (grandchild). She is a farmer, raising poultry and pigs. She sells her products on a retail basis from home. She has been in business for the last 30 years. She works seven days a week.
Victoria has requested a loan of Uganda shillings 500,000 from MCDT – SACCO to buy more chicks, poultry vaccines, and poultry feed. Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations are to get more money to buy higher-breed pigs and to own 1,000 laying birds. She lives in her own house, and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees 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.