Josephine lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has two children and one goes to school. She has no additional family members. She lives in a rented house and the family has access to electricity but not to piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees, food, and rent.
She operates a pub at the shop that she rents. She has been in business for the last five years. She works seven days a week. She also has a motorcycle that provides additional income.
She has requested a loan of Uganda shillings 200,000 from MCDT-SACCO to buy crates of soda, beer, water and other drinks.
Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. Her goal is to buy a plot of land and also to own a fully stocked pub.
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.