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Hadjah is married with six children, all of whom are in school. She lives in Kampala, Uganda. For the past ten years, Hadjah has sold tomatoes, onions, groundnuts, sweet potatoes, and dried fish on a retail basis at the market. She works six days a week and her major business challenges are transportation and the perishability of her products. Hadjah lives in a rental house and her family has access to running water but not electricity. Her monthly expenses include rent, school fees, and medication.

Hadjah is requesting an 1,000,000 UGX loan from MCDT SACCO to buy more boxes of tomatoes, and sacks of onions, groundnuts, and sweet potatoes. Her goals and aspirations are to expand her business, buy land, and build a residential house for her family.

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
  • 270
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,713,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,500.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Hadjah to buy boxes of tomatoes, and sacks of onions, groundnuts, and sweet potatoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 12, 2012
Sep 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013