Prossy lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is single with two children and one of her children goes to school. She has no additional family members. She sells chips at the market on a retail basis. She gets additional income from teaching. She has been in this business for the last five years. She works six days a week. She has requested a loan of Uganda shillings 400,000 from MCDT – SACCO to buy cooking oil, Irish potatoes and serving utensils. Her major business challenges are the ever-increasing prices of cooking oil and Irish potatoes, transportation and electricity. Her goals and aspirations are to own a fully stocked restaurant and to buy a plot of land. She lives in a rented house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees, rent and food.
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.