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Rose lives in Uganda. She is married and has 5 children, all of whom are in school. Rose has a business in a retail shop. She has been in this business for 1 year, and she works 7 days out of every week.

Rose has requested a loan of 1,100,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, to buy more bags of sugar, cartons of salt, boxes of soap, and cooking oil. She also generates additional income through selling charcoal. The main business challenges for Rose include transportation and defaulters. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to own a wholesale shop. Rose lives in a home that she owns. She has access to electricity but not to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and utility bills.

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
  • 2,500.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Rose to buy more bags of sugar, cartons of salt, and cooking oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 27, 2011
Jun 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 16, 2011