Resty is married and has four children, and all of her children go to school. She also takes care of additional family members (old parents). She resides in a rented house, and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees, rent, and feeding the family.
She has a business, a restaurant. She has been in this business for three years, selling to all categories of people on a retail basis. She works in a shop she rents, and she works seven days out of every week.
Resty has applied for a loan of Ugandan shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bunches of bananas, beef, fish, tomatoes, and sweet and Irish potatoes. Her major business challenges include seasonality, thieves and defaulters. She is aspiring to become a wholesaler, to practice catering outside the restaurant, and to own a fully-stocked restaurant.
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.