Rose lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has six children, four of whom are in school. She doesn’t take care of additional family members. Rose lives in a home that she owns. She has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include feeding the family and school fees.
Rose has a business of selling of plastics. She has been in this business for six years, and she works six days out of every week. Rose sells her products from home by means of retail.
Rose has requested a loan of 800,000 UGX from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more plastics like cups, plates and basins for resale. She also generates additional income from selling charcoal.
The main business challenges for Rose include defaulters and thieves. Her goals for her business are to start going to Nairobi for plastics and to become a wholesaler.
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.