Marion is married with four children, and all her children go to school. She doesn’t take care of additional family members. She has a business of selling green bananas. She has applied for a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bunches of green bananas. She has been in this business for 10 years and sells to all categories of people. She generates additional income through renting rooms. Her major business challenges include seasonality and thieves. She aspires to become a wholesaler, to start going to villages, and also to educate her children up to a university level. She resides in her own house, and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and utility bills.
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.