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Sarah lives in Uganda. She is married and has four children, one of whom is in school. Sarah has a business selling silver fish. She has been in this business for eight years and she works six days out of every week. Sarah sells her products at the market at retail. Sarah has requested for a loan of 600,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT SACCO to buy more bags of silver fish from Kasenyi to Mulago in Kampala. She generates additional income by selling raw cassava. The main business challenges for Sarah include transportation and the rainy season. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to own a delivery van, to sell at wholesale only and to build her own house. Sarah lives in a home that she rents. She has access to electricity but doesn't have access to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include rent and feeding the family.

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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

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
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  • $32,013,100
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  • 2,600.2
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD