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Mayi lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with six children, and all her children go to school. She also takes care of two additional family members (her aunt’s daughter and two orphans). She lives in her own house, and the family has access to piped water and electricity. Her monthly expenses include school fees and food.

Mayi sells Airtime in a shop that she rents. She has been in this business for the last 10 years. She works six days a week. She has requested a loan of Uganda shillings 2,000,000 from MCDT – SACCO to buy jewelry and Airtime.

Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations are to educate her children to university level and to become a wholesaler of Airtime.

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
  • 184
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,346,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,495.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Mayi to buy more Airtime.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 10, 2012
Sep 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013