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Agress lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with two children, and one of her children goes to school. She has no additional family members. She operates a retail shop that she rents. She also has a motorcycle to generate additional income. She has been in business for the last 5 years. She works seven days a week. She has requested a loan of 1,500,000 UGX from MCDT – SACCO to buy bags of sugar, cooking oil, flour, rice, soap and crates of soda. Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. Her goals are to educate her children to university level and own a wholesale shop. She lives in a rented house, where the family has access to electricity and 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
  • 150
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,711,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,609.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Agress to buy more bags of sugar, cooking oil, flour, rice, soap and crates of soda.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 12, 2012
Nov 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013