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Evas K. lives in Kisaasi, a neighborhood in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She and her husband have five children, all of whom are in school. Evas sells bananas at market for a living and has been in this business for over 10 years. She works six days a week. Her primary business challenges are transportation and seasonality.

Evas has requested a loan of 1,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bunches of bananas to offer for sale. Her goal is eventually to own a delivery van, thus overcoming her transportation hurdle. She aspires to see her children educated through university level.

Evas and her family live in a rented home with access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and medication.

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
  • 352
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,766,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,255.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Evas to buy more bunches of bananas to offer for sale at market.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 23, 2010
Oct 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 20, 2011