Juliet lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with five children and four of her children go to school. She has one additional family member, her father. She lives in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include medication, school fees and food.
Juliet has a retail shop. She has been in business for the last seven years. She works six days a week. Her major business challenges are transportation, the ever-increasing prices of commodities in Uganda, and seasonality.
Juliet has requested a loan of 900,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT – SACCO to buy bags of sugar, cooking oil, cartons of salt and boxes of soap. Her goals and aspirations are to own a fully stocked shop and to educate her children up to university.
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.