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Sarah
Sarah lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with five children, all of whom currently attend school. She is not looking after any other members of the family.

She has been operating a retail shop for basic commodities for three years and works six days a week. She has no other source of income.

She has requested a loan of UShs 300,000 from MCDT-SACCO to buy rice, flour, cooking oil, sugar and salt for sale. Her challenges include transportation and the ever-increasing prices of commodities in Uganda.

Her dream is to own a big shop in her building and also to become a wholesaler. She joined MCDT because it is easy to become a member. She stays in her husband`s house without access to both electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses are school fees.

Additional Information

About MCDT SACCO

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 http://www.kiva.org/partners/112, and join our lending team, Friends of MCDT SACCO, at http://www.kiva.org/team/friends_of_mcdt_sacco.

About Uganda

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 309
    View loans »
    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,633,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,699.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Sarah to buy more rice, bags of bread, cooking oil, sugar and cartons of salt.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 7, 2012
Listed
Dec 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 17, 2013