Eseza is married with four children, all of whom go to school. She has a business selling charcoal and has applied for a loan of 400,000 Uganda shillings (UGX) from MCDTSACCO to buy more bags of charcoal. She works from her home seven days a week and says her major business challenges include seasonality and defaulters. Eseza aspires to become a wholesaler and also to pay for her children's education through to university level. Her family's house does not have access to electricity or piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees 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.