Florence lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has three children, and two of her children go to school. She has no additional family members. She lives in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees.
She operates a retail shop at the market. She gets additional income from making liquid soap and farming. She has been in business for the last 10 years. She works seven days a week.
She has requested a loan of Uganda shillings 2,000,000 from MCDT-SACCO to buy cooking oil, sugar, rice, flour, soap and crates of soda. Her major business challenge is transportation and electricity. Her aspiration is to buy an improved machine for making liquid soap.
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.