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Esther
Esther lives in Uganda. She is married and has five children, all of whom are in school. Esther lives in a home that she owns. She has access to piped water but not to electricity. Her major monthly expenses include feeding the family, school fees and medical fees.

Esther has a business of selling second-hand shoes. She has been in this business for over 10 years, and she works five days out of every week.

Esther sells her products at the market by means of retail.

Esther has requested a loan of 1,500,000 UGX from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bales of shoes.

The main business challenges for Esther include transportation and the rainy season.

Her goals and aspirations for her business are to start importing clothes and also to buy a plot of land.

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
  • 198
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,130,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,585.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Esther to buy more bales of used shoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 7, 2011
Listed
Jul 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 15, 2012