Donah Tumusiime’ Sgroup
She resides and works in a semi-urban area in the outskirts of Kampala. In particular, Donah sells secondhand clothes at the Owino market, one of the busiest markets in Kampala. On a typical day, she can sell clothes to 10 people. Donah explains that she has been in this business for five years and that she works seven days per week. Formerly, Donah worked as a tea girl in a restaurant near her home. Her major challenges, in both life and business, include the following: weather conditions (e.g., the rainy season), business seasonality, feeding her family during difficult times, and business taxes.
Notably, Donah has been a client of MCDT for 1.5 years, and this is the fourth loan she has sought through the organization. In the future, she would like to expand her business to the point that she can sell her clothes in a wholesale manner.
About MCDT SACCOThis 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.
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