Tereza M. lives in the Kyebando neighbourhood in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has six children, three of whom are in school. Tereza has a poultry farm. She has been in this business for 10 years, and she works all but one day out of every week. Tereza sells her products from home. She has requested a loan of 1,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bags of chicken feed. She also generates additional income through rental rooms.
The main business challenges for Tereza include seasonality and poultry diseases. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to own 2000 chickens. Tereza lives in a home that she owns; she has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and feeding the family.
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.