Justine lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is single with two children, both of whom attend school. She is not looking after any other family members. Justine stays in her own house with access to both electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees.
Working seven days a week, Justine has been selling secondhand shoes from the market at retail for the last three years. She also sells secondhand clothes to earn extra income.
Justine has requested a loan of 800,000 UGX from MCDT- SACCO to enable her buy more bales of shoes for sale. Her challenges include seasonality and transportation. Her dream is to expand her business into a wholesaler. She joined MCDT to acquire more capital for her business.
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.