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Aidah lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is single and has two children, both of whom are in school.

Aidah sells secondhand clothes at the market. She also sells charcoal. She sells her products on a retail basis. She has been in this business for the last five years and works seven days a week.

Aidah has requested a loan of 1,200,000 UGX from MCDT SACCO to buy more bales of secondhand clothes. Her major business challenges are seasonality and transportation. Her goals and aspirations are to become a wholesaler and also to buy a plot of land on which to build rental rooms.

Aidah lives in her own house where the family has access to electricity but not piped water. Her monthly expenses include feeding the family, school fees and medication.

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

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