Salama lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with three children and all her children do go to school. She sells secondhand clothes at the market on retail basis. She takes care of one additional family member (mother). She has been in this business for the last three years. She works six days a week. Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. She has requested a loan of UGX 1,500,000 from MCDT SACCO to buy more bales of secondhand clothes. Her aspirations are to start importing used clothes and also to buy a plot of land and build rental houses. She lives in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include food and school fees.
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.