Sarah is married with five children, and all her children go to school. She also takes care of additional family members (sisters). She has a business of selling phone accessories and has been in this business for 1½ years.
Sarah has applied for a loan of 2,000,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more phone batteries, phone chargers and airtime. She generates additional income through bananas (green). She works in a shop and sells on a retail basis for seven days out of every week. Her major business challenges include transportation and seasonality.
She aspires to become a wholesaler 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.