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Jane lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with seven children, four of whom go to school. She operates a restaurant from home on a retail basis. She has been in business for the last 4 years. Jane works six days in a week. She has requested a loan of 200,000 Uganda Shillings from MCDT SACCO to buy rice, beef, cooking oil, green bananas and flour. Her major business challenges are seasonality, thieves and transportation. Her goals and aspirations are to buy a plot of land .She lives in her own house and the family has no access to electricity and piped water. Jane's major monthly expenses include school fees and rent.

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
  • 183
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,346,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,487.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Jane to buy more rice, beef, cooking oil, green bananas and maize flour.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 16, 2012
Aug 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2013