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Joweria lives in Uganda. She is single and has 4 children, 3 of whom are in school. Joweria has a food stall business. She has been in this business for 8 years and works 7 days out of every week. Joweria sells her products at the market by means of retail.

Joweria has requested for a loan of 150,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more items for her stall such as a basket of tomatoes, onions, pawpaws and oranges. The main business challenge for Joweria is transportation and seasonality. Her goal and aspiration for her business is to start selling on wholesale only .

Joweria lives in a home that she owns. She doesn't have access to electricity and doesn't have access to 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

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 190
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,415,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,485.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $75 helped Joeria buy fruits and vegetables to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 6, 2011
Jun 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2011