Rose lives in Uganda. She is married and has 5 children, all of whom are in school. Rose has a business in a retail shop. She has been in this business for 1 year, and she works 7 days out of every week.
Rose has requested a loan of 1,100,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, to buy more bags of sugar, cartons of salt, boxes of soap, and cooking oil. She also generates additional income through selling charcoal. The main business challenges for Rose include transportation and defaulters. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to own a wholesale shop. Rose lives in a home that she owns. She has access to electricity but not to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and utility bills.
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.