Pamela is a single mother of one child and her child doesn’t go to school. She doesn’t take care of any additional family members. Pamela has a business of selling spare parts and has been in this business for ten years.
Pamela has applied for a loan of 800,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more spare motorcycle parts. She generates additional income from raising chickens. She works in a shop that she rents and works seven days out of every week. Her major business challenges include transportation and seasonality. Pamela aspires to become a wholesaler and also to start importing spare motorcycle parts. She resides in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include paying for utility bills and medication.
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.