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Margaret is a 40 year married with four children aged between 4 and 18 years. All her children go to school. She resides and owns a four roomed house where she is staying with six people. Margaret doesn’t take care of any additional family members There is electricity and piped water at her home. The family gets two meals a day. She resides and works in a semi urban area selling second hand clothes in one of Kampala suburbs. She uses public transport to and from shopping. Margaret sells to an average of 10 people a day and sells to all categories of people. She works seven days a week. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and She has been in this business for the last eight years Margaret has been with MCDT for nine years and servicing her twentieth loan, working with the same group mates. She wants to use this loan to buy more bales of clothes Margaret is aspiring of seeing her business grow bigger and owning a house in the available plot she bought from previous profits


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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, and join our lending team, Friends of MCDT SACCO, at

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 194
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  • $31,415,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,075.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Margaret to buy more bales of clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 10, 2009
Aug 24, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2010