Robinah is married with two children, and both of them go to school. She also takes care of additional family members. Her business is a retail shop, and she has been in this business for seven years. She has applied for a loan of 800,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bags of sugar, cartons of salt and a bag of rice.
Her major business challenges include transportation and seasonality. She is aspiring of owning a fully stocked retail shop and also to build her own house. She resides in a rented house where the family has access to electricity but not to piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees, rent 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.