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Harriet
Harriet is married with four children and only three children go to school. She has a food stall and has been in this business for six years. She has applied for a loan of 400,000 Uganda shillings to buy more tomatoes, Irish potatoes, cassava, pumpkins, yams, and banana clusters. She generates additional income through peasant farming. Her major business challenges include transportation and seasonality. She is aspiring to seeing her business of owning a fully stocked food stall and also to build her own house. She resides in a rented house and the family has access to electricity but not to piped water. Her monthly expenses include rent 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
  • 309
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,633,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,475.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Harriet to buy more tomatoes, pumpkins, Irish potatoes, cassava, yams, and banana clusters.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 10, 2012
Listed
Jul 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 15, 2012