Rose lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has seven children and all her children go to school. She has no additional family member. She lives in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees, utility bills and food.
She sells charcoal from home on a retail basis. She has been in this business for the last 10 years. She works seven days a week. She gets additional income from operating a bar and food stall.
She has requested a loan of Uganda shillings 1,600,000 from MCDT-SACCO to buy bags of charcoal, bunches of green bananas, crates of soda and beer. Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations are to build rental houses.
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.