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Hamida
Hamida lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has 6 children, all of whom are in school. She also takes care of additional family members (her mother).

Hamida has a business of selling green bananas. She has been in this business for 10 years, and she works 7 days out of every week. Hamida sells her products at the market, by means of retail. Hamida has requested a loan of 1500000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bunches of bananas.

The main business challenge(s) for Hamida include seasonality and transportation. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to start going to villages for green bananas and to buy a motor van for ease of transportation. Hamida lives in a home that she rents; she has access to electricity and to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees, rent and paying for utility bills.

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
  • 173
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,719,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,330.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Hamida to buy more bunches of bananas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 22, 2012
Listed
Feb 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 15, 2012