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Robinah
Robinah lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with 3 children, and all her children are in school. She takes care of additional family members (three young sisters). She sells secondhand clothes at the market. She sells her products on a retail basis. She has been in this business for the last 10 years. She works six days a week.

She has requested a loan of 400,000 from MCDT SACCO to buy bales of secondhand clothes. Her major business challenges are seasonality and the increasing prices of used clothes. Her goals and aspirations are to start selling secondhand bags and also to open up a boutique. She lives in a rented house where the family does not have access to electricity or piped water. Her major monthly expenses include food and school fees.

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
  • 360
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,339,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,485.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Robinah to buy more bales of used clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 19, 2012
Listed
Mar 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 15, 2012