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Juliet is married with three children, who all go to school. She doesn’t take care of any additional family members. She has a retail shop business and has been in this business for 2 years. She has applied for a loan of 500000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bags of sugar, cartons of salt and boxes of soap. She works seven days a week and sells on retail only. Besides this retail shop business she also makes and sells necklaces. Juliet's major business challenges include thieves and the increasing price of commodities in Uganda. She aspires to see her business grow so that she owns a fully stocked retail shop. Juliet resides in a rented house and the family has no access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses includes school fees, rent and feeding the family.

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
  • 156
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,711,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,479.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Juliet to buy more bags of sugar, cartons of salt and boxes of soap.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 12, 2012
Jul 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013