Sarah lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with three children, and she has one additional family member (her mother). All three of Sarah's children go to school.
Sarah sells second-hand shoes at the market. She works six days a week and has been in business for the past six years. Sarah has requested a loan of Uganda shillings 300,000 from MCDT – SACCO to buy a bale of second-hand shoes.
Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. Her goal and aspiration is to open up another stall in a different market. She lives in her own house, and her 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.