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Constance
Constance lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has four children, all of whom are in school. She also takes care of additional family members (sisters).

Constance has a business of selling charcoal. She has been in this business for four years, and she works seven days out of every week. Constance sells her products at the market. Constance has requested a loan of 300,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bags of charcoal.

The main business challenges for Constance include seasonality and defaulters. Her goal for her business is to start going to the villages for charcoal.

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

Additional Information

About MCDT SACCO

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 http://www.kiva.org/partners/112, and join our lending team, Friends of MCDT SACCO, at http://www.kiva.org/team/friends_of_mcdt_sacco.

About Uganda

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 226
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,081,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,495.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Constance to buy more bags of charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 2, 2011
Listed
Jun 28, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 18, 2011