Aisha N. lives in the Masanafu Lugala neighborhood of the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has 3 children, two of whom are in school the other one is two months old. She also takes care of additional family members (her parents).
Aisha has a business of selling second hand clothes (jeans). She has been in this business for 3 years, and she works 6 days out of every week. Aisha sells her products at the market, by means of retail. Aisha has requested for a loan of 400,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bales of second hand clothes jeans.
The main business challenge(s) for Aisha include seasonality and ever increasing prices for second hand clothes. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to start importing clothes herself. Aisha lives in a home that she rents; she has access to electricity and doesn't have access to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and rent.
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.