Justine lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with six children and four go to school. She also takes care of two additional family members. She sells green bananas at the market. She sells her products on a wholesale and retail basis. She has been in this business for the last 8 years. She works six days a week.
Justine has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Uganda Shillings from MCDT – SACCO to buy bunches of green bananas. Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. Her goal and aspiration is to buy a plot of land and also educate her children to university level. She lives in a rented house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her major expenses include rent, power 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.