Robinah is married with four children and all her children go to school. She has a retail shop. She has applied for a loan of 600,000 UGX from MCDT SACCO to buy more bags of sugar, cartons of salt and boxes of soap. She does not have any other income-generating activity. She works five days a week and sells to all categories of people on a retail basis. Her major business challenges include transportation, defaulters and the ever increasing prices of commodities in Uganda. She aspires to sell wholesale and also to educate her children up to the university level. She resides in her own house and her family has access to electricity but not to piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and feeding the family.
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.