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Lukia lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has three children, all of whom go to school. She has no additional family members. She sells second hand clothes at the market. She sells her products on a wholesale and retail basis. She also gets additional income from selling piped water. She has been in this business for the last 10 years. She works six days a week. She has requested a loan of 1,000,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT – SACCO to buy more bales of used clothes. Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations are to buy a delivery van to ease in transportation and also educate her children up to university level. She lives in her own house, and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her major expenses include paying utility bills and 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

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 290
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,055,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,475.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Lukia to buy more bales of used clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 6, 2012
Aug 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013