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Hadjah
Hadjah lives in Uganda. She is married and has four children, all of whom are in school. She also takes care of additional family members (a sister and a brother).

Hadjah has a business of selling charcoal. She has been in this business for ten years, and she works seven days every week. Hadjah sells her products from home, by means of wholesale. Hadjah has requested a loan of 600,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bags of charcoal.

The main business challenges for Hadjah include transportation and the rainy season. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to own a delivery van and also to buy a plot of land. Hadjah lives in a home that she rents; she has access to electricity and has access to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include rent, 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

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 288
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,075,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,601.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Hadjah to buy more bags of charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 11, 2011
Listed
Jul 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 15, 2012