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Fiona lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has two children, both of whom are in school. She doesn't take care of additional family members. Fiona lives in a home that she rents. She has access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include food and school fees.

Fiona has a business of selling chips. She has been in this business for three years, and she works six days out of every week. Fiona sells her products door to door, by means of retail.

Fiona has requested a loan of 300,000 UGX from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bags of Irish potatoes and cooking oil.

The main business challenges for Fiona include defaulters and thieves. Her goals are to build her own home and to educate her children up to university.

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

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 296
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,299,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,485.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Fiona to buy more bags of Irish potatoes and cooking oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 16, 2012
Mar 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 16, 2012