Milly lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is single with three children, and all of her children go to school. She has no additional family members. She sells green bananas at the market. She has been in this business for the last four years. She works six days a week. She has requested a loan of 300,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT – SACCO to buy bunches of green bananas. Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. Her goals are to increase her capital and start selling other types of foods and on a wholesale basis. She lives in her own house, and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and food.
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.