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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.

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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

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
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  • $32,048,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,500.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD