Adela lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with three children - two of them attend school. She stays in her husband`s house with access to both electricity and piped water. She is not looking after any additional members of the family. Her major monthly expenses include school fees.
She has been selling basic commodities at retail for 11 years, working 7 days a week. She also hires out her motorcycle for additional income. Her challenges include transportation.
Adela has requested a loan of UShs 2,700,000 from MCDT- SACCO to enable her to buy more bags of sugar, cartons of salt, boxes of soap, rice, maize flour, baking powder, Irish potatoes, soda, and cooking oil for sale.
She joined MCDT because of low interest and timely loans. Her dream is to grow her business and become a wholesaler and also to open a second shop.
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.