Sarah lives in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has five children, all of whom are in school. She also takes care of additional family members. Sarah has a pub business. She has been in this business for over 10 years, and she works six days a week. Sarah sells her products in a shop, by means of retail. Sarah has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan shillings (UGX) from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more mobile phones and airtime. The main business challenges for Sarah include transportation and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to build her own business premises and also to own a fully stocked mobile shop. Sarah lives in a home that she owns. She has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include food, utility bills, and school fees.
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.