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Gaudence lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with three children that all go to school. She has no additional family members to support. She sells milk in a shop that she rents. She also gets additional income from selling fruits and vegetables at the market. She has been in this business for the last 2 years and works six days a week. She has requested a loan of 200,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT – SACCO to buy jerry cans of milk. Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations are to become a wholesaler and to build rental houses. She lives in her own house and her family has access to electricity and 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
  • 353
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,766,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,621.2
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Gaudence to buy more jerry cans of milk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 14, 2012
Nov 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013