Hamida, married with five children, all of whom go to school, lives in her own house, and the family has access to electricity and piped water.
Hamida has been selling milk for 10 years, working at the market seven days a week. Her major business challenges include seasonality, transportation and thieves. She generates additional income from rental rooms.
Hamida has applied for a loan of 1,000,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more cans of milk and loaves of bread. Her goal is to build more rental houses.
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.