Jane has been selling potatoes, cassava, tomatoes and banana-leaf sweets by the roadside for the last four years. She works seven days a week. The seasonality involved in selling produce is a major challenge for her.
She joined MCDT-SACCO because she wanted to boost her business and to pay school fees for her child. She is applying for a loan of 300,000 UGX to enable her to sell more varieties of food. Her dream is to make more in profits so that she can buy some land.
About MCDT SACCOThis 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.
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