Sumini is married with 8 children and all her children go to school. She also takes care of additional family members (her sister and brother). She has a retail shop and has requested a loan of 3,000,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDTSACCO to buy more crates of soda, rice, maize flour, bags of sugar, cartons of salt, boxes of soap, and cooking oil. She has been in this business for 2 years. She works in the
shop seven days a week and sells on retail basis. Her major business challenges include transportation, seasonality, and defaulters. She is aspiring to become a wholesaler and also to own a delivery van to help with transportation. She resides in her own house and her family has access to electricity and piped water.
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.