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Deborah
Deborah N. lives in the Kamwokya neighborhood in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has five children, four of whom are in school. Deborah has a business selling charcoal. She has been in this business for 10 years, and she works 7 days out of every week. Deborah sells her products at the market, wholesale.

Deborah has requested a loan of 700,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more sacks of charcoal. She also generates additional income through rental rooms. The main business challenges for Deborah include seasonality and thieves. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to see her business grow and start going directly to producers. Deborah lives in a home that she owns; she has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and medication.

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
  • 265
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,205,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,251.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Deborah to buy more bags of charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 10, 2010
Listed
Sep 14, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 20, 2011