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Adella, a resident of Kampala, Uganda, is the married mother of three children, two of whom attend school. She takes care of one additional family member, her mother. She lives in her own house, and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and rent.

For the last 10 years Adella has been operating a retail shop seven days a week. She also has a motorcycle that helps her generate income on a daily basis. Facing the major business challenges of transportation and seasonality, Adella is requesting a loan of 2000000 from MCDT SACCO to buy bags of sugar, rice, flour, cooking oil and boxes of soap. Her goals are to build rental houses and to own a wholesale shop.

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
  • 261
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,713,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,600.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Adella to buy more bags of sugar, cartons of salt , boxes of soap and cooking oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 11, 2011
Nov 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 16, 2012