Racheal is married and has five children, four of whom attend school. She also takes care of her younger brother and sister. She resides in a home with electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and feeding her family.
For the past six years, Racheal has run a business selling green bananas. She works at the market and sells on retail basis six days a week. Her major business challenges include thieves and seasonality.
She is applying for a loan of 1,500,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bunches of green bananas. She aspires to become a wholesaler and finance her children's education up to a university level.
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.