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Harriet lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with two children and both of them attend school. She is looking after a niece.

Harriet has been operating a clinic for humans for ten years, working seven days a week. She also keeps poultry and practices agriculture for side income.

She has requested a loan of UShs 2,000,000 from MCDT- SACCO to enable her to stock more drugs and replace depreciated equipment. Her challenges include high transport costs and recovering payment from debtors.

Harriet's dream is to own a bigger clinic and employ nurses and other staff. She joined MCDT because interest charged on loans is relatively low. She lives in a rented house with access to both electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses are rent and school fees.

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
  • 275
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,595,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,691.7
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Harriet to buy more drugs and replace old equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 26, 2012
Dec 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013