Prossy lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has three children; all her children are in school. She has no additional family members. She lives in a rented house, and the family has access to piped water and electricity. Her major monthly expenses include rent and school fees.
She sells second-hand clothes at the market, on a retail basis. She also has a motorcycle, from which she gets additional income. She has been in business for the past seven years. She works seven days a week. Her major challenges are transportation and seasonality.
Prossy has requested a loan of 300,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT SACCO, to buy more bales of used clothes. Her aspirations are to open up a boutique selling first-class clothes and shoes, and to educate her children up to university level.
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.