Hanifah lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has four children and all her children go to school. She has no additional family members. She lives in a rented house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include medication, school fees and food.
She has business of selling used clothes at the market on a retail basis. She has been in this business for the last 20 years. She works six days a week. She generates additional income through a beauty salon. Her major business challenges are seasonality and thieves.
She has requested a loan of Uganda shillings 1,000,000 from MCDT – SACCO to buy more bales of used clothes. Her goals and aspirations are to become a wholesaler and also to buy a plot of land and build her own house.
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.