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Christine K. lives in the Lugala Masanafu neighborhood in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has six children, all of whom are in school. Christine has a business selling fresh food. She has been in this business for 7 years and she works 6 days out of every week. Christine sells her products in a market by means of retail.

Christine has requested a loan of 600,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy sweet bananas, green bananas, onions, eggplants, pineapples cabbages, and tomatoes. She also generates additional income through cattle keeping.

The main business challenges for Christine include transportation and seasonality. Her goal and aspiration for her business is to expand her business.

Christine lives in a home that she owns. She has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees.

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

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  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 161
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,340,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,315.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Christine to buy fruit & vegetables for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 29, 2010
Dec 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2011