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Regina
Regina N. lives in the Nakulabye neighborhood of the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is single and has two children, both in school. She also takes care of additional family members. She lives in a home that she owns and has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include food, school fees and medication.

Regina has a business selling fruits and vegetables and she has been in this business for ten years, working six days per week. She sells her products at the market, both wholesale and retail. The main business challenges for Regina include transportation and perishability. She also generates additional income from rental rooms.

Regina has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more sacks of water melons, passion fruits and pineapples.

Regina’s goals and aspirations for her business are to see her business grow and to earn enough profits to build more rental rooms and educate her children up to university level.

Additional Information

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.

About Uganda

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 289
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,599,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,262.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Regina to buy more sacks of melons, passion fruits and pineapples.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 6, 2010
Listed
Sep 9, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 24, 2011