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Sarah lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has five children and all her children go to school. She has one additional family member (a step brother). She lives in a rented house and the family has access to neither electricity nor piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees, rent and food.

She sells second-hand clothes at the market. She has been in this business for the last 10 years. She works six days a week. She has requested a loan of Uganda shillings 400,000 from MCDT-SACCO to buy a bale of second-hand clothes. Her major business challenges are ever increasing prices of used clothes, thieves and seasonality. Her goals are to become a wholesaler and also to build her own house.

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
  • 186
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,346,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,609.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Sarah to buy a bale of used clothes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 5, 2012
Nov 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013