Rehema is married with three children, and two of her children go to school. She has a business of selling used clothes and has been in this business for nine months.
She has applied for a loan of 1,200,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bales of used clothes. She generates additional income through working a nurse and selling piped water. She works at the market five days out of every week and sells on a retail basis only.
Her major business challenges include transport and defaulters. She is aspiring of importing used clothes and also to see her children go up to university level. She resides in her own house, and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses includes school fees 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.