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Lukiya
Lukiya lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is widowed and has five children, two of whom are in school. She doesn’t take care of additional family members.

Lukiya has a business of selling used clothes. She has been in this business for 5 years, and she works 7 days out of every week. Lukiya sells her products door-to-door, by means of retail.

Lukiya has requested a loan of 700,000 Ugandan Shillings (UGX) from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bales of used clothes. She also generates additional income through selling piped water. The main business challenges for Lukiya include transportation and increasing prices of used clothes. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to start selling on wholesale and to build rental rooms. Lukiya lives in a home that she owns; she has access to both electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees 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
  • 221
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,088,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,482.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Lukiya to buy more bales of used clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 15, 2012
Listed
Mar 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 15, 2012