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Rose lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has two children, neither of whom are attending school. She is not looking after any additional family members. She lives in a rented house with access to neither electricity nor piped water. Her major monthly expenses include rent.

For the past year, she has been making and selling snacks at retail in a shop she rents. She works seven days a week. She has no other source of income.

She has requested a loan of UGX 100,000 from MCDT-SACCO to enable her buy ingredients like wheat flour and cooking oil and charcoal for fire. Her challenges include seasonality. Her dream is to become a wholesaler of snacks. She joined MCDT because of the low interest charged on loans.

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

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 211
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,442,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,597.7
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $50 helped Rose to buy more wheat flour, cooking oil and charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 6, 2012
Nov 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013