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Jessica
Jessica N. lives in the Nabulagala neighborhood in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has 4 children, 2 of whom are in school. Jessica has a business selling second-hand clothes. She changed her business enterprise from charcoal selling to clothing. She has been in this business for 1 year, and she works 6 days out of every week. Jessica sells her products at the market by means of retail.

Jessica has requested a loan of 800,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bales of second-hand clothes. The main business challenges for Jessica include the rainy season and defaulters. Her goal for her business is to start going to the village of Luwero for charcoal.

Jessica lives in a home that she rents. She has access to electricity but doesn't have access to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include feeding the family and school fees.

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
  • 158
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,711,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,310.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Jessica to buy more second-hand clothes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 22, 2010
Listed
Dec 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 16, 2011