Annah is married with four children and two of the children go to school. She has a tailoring business and has been doing this for 9 years. She has applied for a loan of 1,500,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more rolls of material and thread. She doesn't have any other income generating activities. She works in a shop six days a week and sells on a retail basis only. Her major business challenges include seasonality, thieves and defaulters. She aspires to own a tailoring school 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 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.