Janet is married with two children and both go to school. She doesn’t take care of additional family members.
Janet has a business of a clinic and has been in this business for eight years. She generates additional income from a restaurant.
Janet has applied for a loan of 500,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more boxes of tablets, syrups and syringes. She works from a shop that she rents seven days out of every week, and she sells on a retail basis only. Her major business challenges include thieves and seasonality.
Janet aspires to turn her clinic into a fully stocked health centre and also to build her own house. She resides in a rented house, and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include 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.