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Immaculate lives in Uganda. She is married and has five children, three of whom are in school. Immaculate is a fruit vendor. She has been in this business for sevens, and she works seven days out of every week. Immaculate sells her products at the market by means of retail. Immaculate has requested a loan of 600,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT SACCO to buy more bundles of sugar cane and jackfruit. She also generates additional income through a motorcycle (chauffeur) business. The main business challenges for Immaculate include defaulters, transportation and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to start selling at wholesale only and to buy a plot of land. Immaculate lives in a home that she rents. She doesn't have access to electricity and doesn't have access to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include rent, school fees and piped water.

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
  • 206
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,386,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,590.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Immaculate to buy more bundles of sugarcane and jackfruit.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 6, 2011
Jul 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 16, 2011