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Peninah lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with four children, and all of her children go to school. She has no additional family members. She is a tailor at the market and sells her products on a wholesale and retail basis. Peninah has been in business for the past eight years. She works six days a week. She gets additional income from rental houses.

Peninah has requested a loan of 2,000,000 UGX from MCDT SACCO to buy rolls of cloth to make clothes. Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. Her aspiration is to build more rental houses. 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

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 203
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,386,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,583.7
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Peninah to buy more rolls of clotjhing materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 15, 2012
Oct 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013