Damalie Nakijaba's Group
Damalie has been selling bananas in Nakawa market for the last 24 years, working six days a week at a kiosk she rents in the market. Obtaining her bananas from a truck that transports them to the Mbarara village market, she must pay not only for the produce but also the high transportation fees.The biggest challenge Damalie faces is selling the bananas before they go bad. Her customers are families and other vendors in the market.
Damalie has been working with MCDT for the past five years, during which time she has been able to pay the school fees for her children and buy a house with three rooms.
Damalie hopes to continue to develop her business so that she can one day buy another plot of land.
About MCDT SACCOThis 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.
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