Robinah is married with four children, and all of her children go to school. She also takes care of additional family members. She has a business selling snacks. She has been in this business for six years and has applied for a loan of 200,000 UGX from MCDT-SACCO to buy more cans of cooking oil, baking flour, cowpeas, and charcoal. She generates additional income through rental rooms. Her major business challenges include seasonality and thieves. She aspires to own a fully stocked bakery, build rental rooms and also educate her children up to university. She resides in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and food for 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.