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Robinah lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married, with six children, and two of her children go to school. She takes care of an additional family member (mother).

She is a poultry farmer. She operates her business from home on a retail basis. She has been in this business for the past eight years. She works seven days a week.

She has requested a loan of UGX 700,000 from MCDT – SACCO to buy more bags of poultry feed, vaccines, and feeding utensils. Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations are to build more poultry houses and to become a large poultry farmer.

She lives in her own house, and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and food.

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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  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 163
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,672,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,589.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Robinah to buy more bags of chicken feed, vaccines, and feeding utensils.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 15, 2012
Oct 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013