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Mwajuma is a single mother of five children and all her children go to school. She has a business of selling green bananas and has been in this business for 6 years. She has applied for a loan of 1,300,000 Uganda shillings from MCDTSACCO to buy more bunches of green bananas. She works at the market and works six days out of every week.

Mwajuma sells to all categories of people, but on retail. Her major business challenges include transportation and seasonality. She is aspiring to see her business grow big so that she can own a delivery van to ease in transportation and she would also like to build her own house. The family resides in a rented house and the family has access to electricity, but no piped water. Her monthly expense include rent 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
  • 265
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,713,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,492.5
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Mwajuma to buy more bunches of bananas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 22, 2012
Aug 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013