Sarah is widowed with three children and all her children go to school. She doesn’t take care of additional family members. She has a business selling chickens and has been in this business for one year. She has applied for a loan of 2,000,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more chickens for resale. She also generates additional income through selling popcorn and selling charcoal.
She works at the market six days out of every week and sells on wholesale basis only. Her major business challenges include transportation and thieves. She is aspiring of rearing chickens herself and also owning a delivery van to ease transportation. She resides in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses includes school fees and paying utility bills.
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.