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Jesca
Jesca is a single mother of two children and neither of them goes to school. She takes care of three additional family members (her grandchildren). She has a business selling fruits. She has applied for loan of 400,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more boxes of tomatoes, onions and oranges. She works seven days week and sells to all categories of people, retail. She generates additional income through rental rooms.

Jesca's major challenges include seasonality and defaulters. She is growing some of the fruit and also hopes to build more rental rooms. She resides in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses includes school fees for the grandchildren 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
  • 141
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,666,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,475.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Jesca to buy more boxes of tomatoes, onions, and oranges for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 20, 2012
Listed
Jul 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 18, 2012