Mary is married with three children and two of her children go to school. She doesn’t take care of any other additional family members. She has a clinic and has been in this business for twenty years. She has applied for a loan of 2,200,000 Uganda Shillings from Micro Credit for Development and Transformation SACCO (MCDT SACCO) to buy more drugs like boxes of syrups and injections. She works in a shop that she rents and sells on retail basis seven days of the week. Her major business challenges include taxes, defaulters and seasonality. She aspires to own a fully stocked pharmacy and also to build rental rooms. She resides in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and rent for her business premise.
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.