Deborah is single mother of four children and all her children go to school. She also takes care of additional family members (mother and sister). She has a restaurant business and has been in this business for 10 years.
She has applied for a loan of 300,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bunches of green bananas, beef, rice, fresh beans and cassava. She works at the market and sells on retail basis six days out of every week. Her major business challenges include seasonality and the ever increasing prices of food stuffs in Uganda. She is aspiring to own a fully-stocked restaurant and also to build her own house. She resides in a rented house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees, rent and paying for 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.