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Hellen
Hellen lives in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has one child who doesn't go to school. Hellen has a business selling animal and poultry feed. She has been in this business for two years, and she works seven days a week. Hellen sells her products in a retail shop.

Hellen has requested a loan of 1,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy bags of chicken and poultry feed. She also generates additional income through rearing chicken. The main business challenges for Hellen include seasonality and transportation.

Her goals and aspirations for her business are to become a wholesaler and also to own a delivery van. Hellen lives in a home that she owns; she has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include paying utility bills and feeding the family.

Additional Information

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
  • 347
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,339,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,340.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Hellen to buy more bags of animal and chicken feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 24, 2012
Listed
Jan 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 16, 2012