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Sarah
Sarah lives in Uganda. She is married and has two children, both of whom are in school. She also takes care of additional family members (her father). Sarah has a business selling bananas. She has been in this business for over 10 years, and she works 6 days out of every week.

Sarah sells her products from home, retail. Sarah has requested a loan of 1,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bunches of bananas. The main business challenges for Sarah include thieves and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to see her business grow big and start selling wholesale only and also to build her own house.

Sarah lives in a home that she rents; she has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees, paying utility bills and feeding the family.

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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

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 144
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,287,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,455.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD