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Juliet lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with eight children, all of whom attend school. She is also looking after her mother. She lives in a rented house with access to electricity but no piped water. Her major monthly expenses are rent and school fees.

Juliet has been operating a restaurant in the market for 10 years, working seven days a week. She does not have any other source of income. She has requested a loan of UGX 500,000 from MCDT- SACCO to enable her stock more rice, Irish potatoes, flour and charcoal. Her challenges include seasonality and transportation. Her dream is to own a restaurant. She joined MCDT because of their interest in raising the standard of living of women by encouraging them to do business.

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

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 211
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,442,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,691.7
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Juliet to buy more rice, Irish potatoes, flour, and charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 26, 2012
Dec 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013