Mwajuma is a single mother of five children--only two of her children go to school. She has a business selling green bananas and has been in this business for six years. She has applied for a loan of 1,500,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT SACCO to buy more bunches of green bananas. She works at the market six days out of every week and sells on retail basis only. Her major business challenges include seasonality and thieves. She is aspiring to become a wholesaler and also to get enough profits 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 and rent.
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.