Robinah Prossy is married with two children, both of whom go to school. She also takes care of additional family members (her mother). She has a tailoring business and has been in this business for eight years. She has applied for a loan of 2,500,000 Uganda shilling from MCDT-SACCO to buy more rolls of clothing material and an electric sewing machine. She generates additional income from selling charcoal stoves. She works from a shop she rents six days out of every week and sells on a retail basis only. Her major business challenges include seasonality, transportation and defaulters. She is aspiring to own a tailoring school, to educate her children up to university and to build her own house. Her monthly expenses include rent and 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.