Martha is married with one child and her child goes to school. She doesn’t take care of any additional family members. She has a business of selling used clothes and has been in this business for six years. She has applied for a loan of 400000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bales of used clothes. She generates additional income through plaiting hair. She moves door to door selling used clothes six days out of every week. Her major business challenges include seasonality and the ever increasing prices of used clothes in Uganda. She aspires to own a permanent business premises and also to become a wholesaler. She resides in a rented house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expense includes school fees and rent.
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.