Annet is single and takes care of additional family members (sister and old mother). She has a business of selling used clothes and has been in this business for seven years. She has applied for a loan of 4,500,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bales of used clothes. She generates additional income through selling fish. She moves door to door selling used clothes, as well as fish. She works seven days a week and sells on a retail basis only. Her major business challenges include transportation and the rainy season, which hinders her movements. She aspires to get a permanent business premise and also to become a wholesaler. She resides in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include paying for utilities and medications.
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.