Margaret lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is widowed and has eight children, one of whom attends school. She is not looking after her grandchildren.
Margaret has been keeping poultry at her home for the last 10 years, working two days a week. She does not have any other source of income. She has requested a loan of 1,000,000 UGX from MCDT- SACCO to purchase chicken feed and chicks. Her challenges include seasonality and diseases. Her dream is to expand her business, accumulate profits, and own 5,000 chickens. She joined MCDT to boost her capital. She lives in her own house with access to both electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include 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.