Betty is married with three children, and all her children go to school. She also takes care of additional family members. She has business of selling used shoes and ladies' handbags. She has applied for a loan of 300,000 UGX from MCDT-SACCO to buy more used ladies' bags and shoes. She has been in this business for 3 years selling at retail to all categories of people. She generates additional income through selling used clothes. Her major business challenges include transportation and thieves. She is aspiring to import used clothes and 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.