Justine is married with two children and only one of her children goes to school. She also takes care of additional family members (a sister). She has a business of selling used clothes and has been in this business for two years. She has applied for a loan of 400,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bales of used clothes.
Justine works at the market six days out of every week and sells to all categories of people, but on a retail basis. She generates additional income through poultry farming. Her major business challenges include seasonality and thieves. She is aspiring to become a wholesaler and also to build her own house. She resides in a rented house and the family has access to electricity and no access to piped water. Her monthly expenses includes school fees and feeding the family.
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.