Beatrice lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with eight children, none of whom are in school. She also takes care of additional family members (grand children). She has a retail shop and has been in this business for the last few months. She has applied for a loan of 1,000,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT - SACCO to buy beans, flour, soap, peas, cartons of salt and crates of soda. Her major business challenge is transportation. Her goal and aspiration is to educate her children to university level. She lives in her own house and the family has access to electricity and running water. Her main monthly expense is food.
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.