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Jane is a single mother of six children. Three of her children go to school. She supports her children. She has a business of selling bark cloth. She works at the market and sells on a retail basis only. She works six days a week.

Jane has applied for a loan of 1,000,000 UGX (Ugandan shillings) from MCDT-SACCO to buy more rolls of bark cloth. Her major business challenges include transportation of bark cloth from the villages of Masaka to her stall at the market and thieves.

She aspires to own a delivery van to ease transportation and to buy a plot and build her own house. She resides in a rented house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses includes 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

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 271
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,081,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,604.6
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Jane to buy more rolls of bark cloth.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 11, 2012
Oct 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013