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Betty
Betty is lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with five children and all her children go to school. She also takes care of one additional family member. She sells green bananas at the market. She sells her products on a retail basis. She has been in this business for the last 6 years. She works seven days a week.

She has requested a loan of Uganda shillings 600,000 from MCDT – SACCO to buy more bunches of green bananas. Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations are to expand her business so as to serve more customers, and also to become a wholesaler. She lives in her own house where the family has access to electricity but not to piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees.

Additional Information

About MCDT SACCO

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 http://www.kiva.org/partners/112, and join our lending team, Friends of MCDT SACCO, at http://www.kiva.org/team/friends_of_mcdt_sacco.

About Uganda

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 288
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,599,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,500.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Betty to buy more bunches of green bananas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 6, 2012
Listed
Sep 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 15, 2013