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Lydia
Lydia lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with two children and one of her children goes to school. She has one additional family member. She sells green bananas at the market on retail basis. She has a motorcycle and this helps her raise additional income. She has been in this business for the last 5 years. She works six days a week.

Lydia has requested a loan of Uganda shillings 1,000,000 from MCDT – SACCO to buy bunches of green bananas. 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 the family has access to electricity but does not have access to piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and food.

Additional Information

About MCDT SACCO

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 http://www.kiva.org/partners/112, and join our lending team, Friends of MCDT SACCO, at http://www.kiva.org/team/friends_of_mcdt_sacco.

About Uganda

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 297
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,599,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,621.2
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Lydia to buy more bunches of green bananas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 15, 2012
Listed
Nov 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2013