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Rehema is married with three children, two of whom attend school. She lives in Kampala, Uganda, and also looks after her sisters. For the past three months, Rehema has been in the second-hand clothing business. She works six days a week and also is a nurse to earn another source of income. Rehema's business challenges include seasonality. She lives with her husband, and her family has access to electricity but not running water. Rehema's major monthly expenses include school fees.

Rehema is requesting a 1,000,000 UGX loan from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bales of used clothes such as skirts, blouses, and dresses to sell. Her dream is to build her business into a well-stocked boutique.

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
  • 201
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,373,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,690.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Rehema to buy bales of used clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 6, 2012
Dec 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013