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Susan N. lives in the Kawaala neighborhood of Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has 4 children, all of whom are in school.

Susan sells food. She has been in this business for 6 years. She works 6 days a week. Susan sells her products door-to-door at retail prices. Susan has requested a loan of 200,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more food, such as bananas, beef, sweet and Irish potatoes and yams. In the future, she hopes to own a big hotel and buy a plot of land.

Susan lives in a home that she rents with electricity or piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and rent.

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

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 289
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,075,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,315.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Susan to buy more food to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 22, 2010
Dec 2, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 20, 2011