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Madina lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with two children, one of whom goes to school. She has no additional family members.

She operates a bar from a shop that she rents on a retail basis. She sells her products on a retail basis. She has been in this business for the last ten years. She works seven days a week.

She has requested a loan of 1,000,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT – SACCO to buy more jerrycans of local gin, crates of beer, soda and other soft drinks.

Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations are to expand her business to a fully stocked pub in the future.

She lives in her own house and the family has access to electricity, but does not have access to 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

About Uganda

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 174
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,719,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,583.7
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Madina to buy more jerrycans of local gin, crates of beer, and soda and other soft drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 15, 2012
Oct 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013