Nabila is married and has four children, three of whom go to school. She also takes care of additional family members (her grandparents). Nabila has business selling used shoes and she has been in this business for seven years.
Nabila has applied for a loan of 600,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bales of used shoes, including children’s shoes. She generates additional income from rental rooms. Nabila works from her home six days out of every week. Her major business challenges include transport and defaulters. Nabila aspires to become a wholesaler and also to start importing used shoes. She resides in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include 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.