Rose lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with three children and all of them go to school. She takes care of additional family members (old parents). She sells charcoal, green bananas and sweet potatoes at the market on a retail basis. She has been in this business for the last 2 years. She works seven days a week.
She has requested a loan of Uganda shillings 1,600,000 from MCDT – SACCO to buy more charcoal, bunches of green bananas and sweet potatoes. Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. Her monthly expenses include school fees and feeding the family
Her goals and aspirations are to build rental houses and also to buy a van for ease in transportation. She lives in her own house where the family has access to electricity but not to piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and feeding the family.
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.