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Lukiya
Lukiya is widowed with five children; only one of her children goes to school. She doesn’t take care of additional family members. She has a business of selling secondhand clothes selling to all categories of people but on a retail basis only. She has applied for a loan of Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bales of used clothes. She generates additional income from rental houses. She moves door-to-door selling used clothes six days a week. Her major business challenges includes the rainy season which hinders her movements, and ever-increasing prices of used clothes. She is aspiring to get a permanent business premise and also to become a wholesaler. She resides in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and paying for electricity and water.

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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
  • 157
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,703,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,667.7
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Lukiya to buy more bales of used clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 17, 2013
Listed
Jan 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 17, 2013