Prossy lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has two children who both go to school. She has no additional family members. She lives in rented house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her major expenses include school fees and food.
She sells chips, chapatti and fried cassava at the market on a retail basis. She has been in this business for the last three years. She works seven days a week. She gets additional income from selling charcoal.
She has requested a loan from MCDT - SACCO of UGX 1,100,000 to buy a jerrycan of cooking oil, a tray of eggs, baking flour, and bags of charcoal. Her major challenges include high taxes that are charged by the revenue authority.
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.