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Jesca lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has three children, two of whom are in school.

Jesca has a business selling curry powder. She has been in this business for 10 years and she works 7 days out of every week. Jesca sells her products at the market by means of wholesale. She also generates additional income through selling piped water.

Jesca has requested a loan of 500000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more raw materials for making curry powder. The main business challenge for Jesca include the transportation of packets of curry powder from her home to the respective markets. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to own a delivery van to ease in transportation and also to build her own house.

Jesca lives in a home that she rents. She has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include rent, school fees and feeding the family.

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
  • 188
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,346,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,330.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Jesca buy ingredients to make curry powder.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 9, 2012
Mar 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012