Resty lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with five children and none of them goes to school. She takes care of additional family members (her grand-children). She sells charcoal from home on a retail basis. She has been in this business for the last 2 years. She works seven days a week.
Resty has requested a loan of Uganda shillings 900,000 from MCDT – SACCO to buy bags of charcoal. Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations are to buy a truck to transport bags of charcoal from villages to the market. She lives in her own house and the family has no access to electricity or piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees, food, and medical bills.
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.