Norah lives in Uganda Kampala, is married with four children, and two of her children go to school. She takes care of other additional family members. She operates a bar and restaurant in a shop she rents. She has been in business for the last eight years. She works seven days a week. Her other source of income is from rental houses. She has requested from MCDT – SACCO a loan of 2,200,000 UGX to buy crates of soda, beer, and spirits. Her major challenge is seasonality and defaulters. Her goal and aspiration is to educate her children to university level. She lives in her own house and the family has access to piped water and electricity. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and food.
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.