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Mary B. lives in the Nakulabye neighborhood in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has three children, all of whom are in school. Mary has a business of a clinic. She has been in this business for over 10 years and she works 7 days out of every week. Mary sells her products from home, by means of retail. Mary has requested a loan of 2,000,000/= Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more boxes of drugs. She also generates additional income through poultry farming. The main business challenge(s) for Mary include transportation and defaulters. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to own a fully stocked clinic and to educate her children up to university. Mary lives in a home that she owns with access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and feeding the family.

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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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  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 241
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,254,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,279.5
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Mary to buy more boxes of drugs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 25, 2010
Oct 29, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 16, 2011