Annette lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is single with four children. Three of her children go to school. She doesn’t take care of any additional family members.
She sells passion fruit juice, sodas, and other soft drinks at the market on retail basis. She also gets additional income from selling snacks like cookies and cassava chips. She has been in this business for the last 4 years. She works seven days a week.
She has requested a loan of Uganda shillings 200,000 from MCDT – SACCO to buy crates of soda, passion fruit, and pineapples for making juice. Her major business challenges are transportation, and on and off seasonality. Her goals and aspirations are to buy a big refrigerator so as to replace the smaller one she is using and also to buy a plot of land. She lives in a rental house and the family has access to electricity and 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.