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Saidat lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with four children and all go to school. She has no additional family members to support.

Saidat is a tailor. She sells her clothes on a wholesale basis in a shop. She has been in business for many years. Saidat works seven days a week. She has no other additional source of income. She has requested a loan of 1,500,000 from MCDT SACCO to buy more rolls of clothing materials. Her major challenges are transportation and seasonality.

Her aspiration is to build her own shop where her customers can find her to buy clothes. She lives in a rented house and has access to piped water and electricity. Her monthly expenses include power, food, and school fees.

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

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 288
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,089,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,680.4
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Saidat to buy more rolls of clothing materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 3, 2011
Aug 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012