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Harriet N. lives in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is single and has five children, all of whom are in school. She also takes care of additional family members.

Harriet has a business sewing and selling clothes. She has been in this business for 15 years, and she works six days out of every week. Harriet has requested a loan of 800,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more rolls of material. Her goal is to eventually build a house. Harriet lives in a home that she rents; she has access to electricity but not to piped water.

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
  • 321
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,710,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,368.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Harriet more rolls of material.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 10, 2011
Feb 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2011