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Milly lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has four children, all of whom go to school. She has two additional family members (her late sister’s children).

She sells local brew (local gin) on a retail basis from a shop that she rents. She has been in this business for six years. She works seven days a week.

She has requested a loan of 600,000 UGX from MCDT SACCO to buy more jerrycans of local gin and glasses. Milly generates additional income through selling tomatoes and onions. Her major business challenges are transportation, defaulters, and thieves.

Her aspirations and goals are to own a fully stocked pub and build a house. She lives in a rented house and the family does not have access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include 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

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 291
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,713,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,390.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Milly to buy more jerrycans of local gin and glasses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2012
Jan 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 16, 2012