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Sarah lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is single with four children and all of them are attending school. She is not looking after any additional family members. She has been selling local gin in the market at wholesale for the last ten years, working seven days a week. She does not earn any additional income.

She has requested a loan of UGX 2,000,000 from MCDT- SACCO to enable her buy more jerycans of local gin for sale. Her challenges include transportation and defaulters. Her dream is to buy a delivery van to ease in transportation and also to build her own house. She joined MCDT because the loan interest is relatively low. She stays in a rented house with access to electricity but no piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and rent.

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
  • $31,373,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,691.7
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Sarah to buy more jerycans of local gin for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 5, 2012
Dec 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013