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Regina is 36 years of age. She lives in her own two-room house where she currently lives with six people. She has three meals a day. Her three greatest expenses in a month are paying electricity bills.

Regina has a retail shop and she works seven days a week. She serves about thirty customers a day. She has done this for business for fifteen years now. She also runs a pay phone that brings in some side income for her family. Her main challenge is that there are many retail shops that sell the same products as she does.

She has been with MCDT for 5 years now and so far she has taken 12 loans. She has worked with her group for five years now. She will use this loan to pay tuition for her children and also to increase her stock.

Additional Information


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

About Uganda

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 360
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,339,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,910.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Regina to buy more merchandise for her retail shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 24, 2009
Dec 21, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010