Immaculate is a single mother of five and none of her children go to school. She takes care of additional family members (grandchildren). She has been in the tailoring business for 30 years. She works from her home and works seven days out of very week. She has applied for a loan from MCDT-SACCO to buy more rolls of clothing materials and threads. She is aspiring to acquire more sewing machines and employ two girls to assist in tailoring. She resides in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees for her grandchildren and feeding the family.
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.