Sarah is married with five children, and all of her children go to school. She also takes care of additional family members (mother and father). She has a business of selling cellular phones and phone accessories. She has applied for a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO to buy more cellular phones, batteries, and phone chargers. She has been in this business for 2 years. She works seven days a week and sells to all categories of people on a retail basis. Her major business challenges include transportation and seasonality. She generates additional income from rental houses. She aspires to be fully stocked with cellular phones and their accessories. She resides in her own house, and the family has access to piped water and electricity. Her monthly expenses include school fees, utility bills, 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.