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Caroline lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with six children that all go to school. She has one additional family member.

Caroline works seven days a week rearing and selling chickens from home on a retail basis. She has been in this business for the past eight years.

She has requested a loan of 1,300,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT SACCO to buy more chicks and bags of chicken feed.

Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. Caroline's goal and aspiration is to educate her children to the university level and to build more rental houses. She lives in her own house and the 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
  • 166
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,677,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,621.2
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Caroline to buy more chicks and bags of chicken feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 15, 2012
Nov 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013