Gorretti lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with four children, three of whom attend school. She is not looking after any additional family members.
She has been selling chips from door to door for three years at retail and works six days a week. She also sells grasshoppers as another source of income.
She has requested for a loan of 300,000 UGX from MCDT- SACCO to enable her to stock more Irish potatoes, cooking oil and charcoal and buy a kettle. Her challenges include seasonality and thieves. Her dream is to be able to build her own house and shift her business there. She joined MCDT for self development. She rents a house without access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and rent.
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.