Janet is married, with four children; three of her children go to school. She also takes care of an additional family member, her brother. She resides in a rented house, and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses includes rent and school fees.
Janet has a business of selling used clothes, and has been in this business for ten years. She generates additional income through poultry farming. She works from home, and at times moves door-to-door selling used clothes. She works six days a week and sells on a retail basis only.
She has applied for a loan of 400,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT SACCO to buy more blouses and skirts. Her major business challenges include transportation and seasonality. She is aspires to get a permanent business premise.
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.