Norah is a single mother of four children, two of her children attend school. She doesn’t take care of additional family members. She resides in a rented house and the family has access to electricity and running water. Her monthly expenses include rent and school fees.
She has sold chips for 8 years. She has applied for a loan of 500,000 UGX from MCDT-SACCO to buy cooking oil and Irish potatoes. She works at the market seven days every week. Her major business challenges include changing seasons and customers that miss payments. She wishes to own a restaurant and become a wholesaler.
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.