Justine is married with three children, and all of her children go to school. She doesn’t take care of additional family members. She has a business selling used clothes. She has been in this business for five years. She has applied for a loan of 200,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT SACCO to buy more clothes like shirts, blouses, trousers, skirts and sweaters.
Justine moves door to door selling used clothes and sells to all categories of people. She sells on a retail basis and works six days out of every week. Her major business challenges include thieves and seasonality.
Justine aspires to become a wholesaler and also to educate her children up to university. She resides in her own house, and the family has access to electricity but not piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and electric bills.
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.