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Eva lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with four children and all of her children go to school. She has no additional family members. Eva sells charcoal at the market on a retail basis. She has been in this business for six months and works seven days a week. She has requested a loan of 1,500,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT – SACCO to buy bags of charcoal. Eva generates additional income from a restaurant. Her major business challenges are transportation, defaulters and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations are to buy a truck to transport charcoal from the village to the market and also to build rental rooms. She lives in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees, food, and medical bills.

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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  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 173
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,719,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,621.2
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Eva to buy more bags of charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 15, 2012
Nov 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013