Christine lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with four children, three of them attending school. She has no additional family members. She rents the house she stays in. She has no access to electricity and no piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are rent and school fees.
Christine has a hotel [restaurant] in the market. She works seven days a week and she has run her business for seven years. She has no other source of income. The main challenges for her business are seasonality and transportation.
Christine has applied for 500,000 Ugandan shillings to enable her to buy additional Irish potatoes, beef, cassava, rice and green bananas for her business. Her goals and aspirations include building a 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.