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Vivian lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is cohabiting with no children. She is taking care of her mother, niece, and brother.
She has been keeping poultry and pigs and has operated laundry services for two years at both wholesale and retail, working seven days a week. She also supplies chapats and roasted groundnuts to shops and school canteens for more income.
She has applied for a loan of UGX 600,000 from MCDT-SACCO to enable her construct a poultry house. Her major business challenges include seasonality and high prices for feeds. She joined MCDT because of timely loans and low interest charged. She aspires to expand her business to 10,000 birds and at least 30 pigs. She stays in her own house with access to electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expense is school fees.

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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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 289
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,055,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,450.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Vivian to construct a poultry house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 11, 2012
Jun 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 18, 2012