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Rose lives in Uganda. She is married and has 7 children, five of whom are in school. Rose lives in a home that she owns; she doesn't have access to electricity or piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and medication.

Rose has operated a market stall business for 10 years, working 6 days a week. She has requested for a loan of 600,000 UGX from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bunches of bananas. The main business challenges for Rose include transportation and seasonality. Her goals and hopes for her business are to see it grow big, to own a delivery van and to build her own rooming house .

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
  • 193
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,346,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,390.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Rose to buy more bunches of bananas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 24, 2011
Jun 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 18, 2011