Florence lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with two children; both of them are attending school. She has no additional family members.
Florence owns a retail shop and works for seven days in a week. She has run her business for 20 years. Florence has applied for 500,000 Uganda shillings to enable her to buy bags of sugar and rice, cartons of salt and boxes of soap. She has no other source of income.
The main business challenges for her business are transportation and the ever increasing prices of commodities in Uganda. Her goals and aspirations include expanding her business to a supermarket. She owns the house she stays in. She has no access to electricity and no piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is school fees.
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.