Zaina N. lives in the Kisaasi neighborhood in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has 4 children, all of whom are in school. She also takes care of additional family members (brother).
Zaina has a business selling second-hand clothes. She has been in this business for over 10 years, and she works 7 days out of every week. Zaina sells her products at the market by means of retail.
Zaina has requested a loan of 800000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bales of second-hand clothes. She also generates additional income through a retail shop.The main business challenges for Zaina include thieves and transportation. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to start importing second-hand clothes and to sell wholesale only.
Zaina lives in a home that she rents. She has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include rent, food, school fees, and medication.
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.