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Christine is married with seven children and all her children go to school. She has a business selling used shoes and has applied for a loan from MCDT SACCO to buy more used shoes. She has been in this business for 5 years and works seven days a week. She works at the market and sells on a retail basis only. Her major business challenges include transportation and seasonality. She is aspiring to become a wholesaler and also to buy a plot of land and build her own house. She resides in a rented house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her 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

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 212
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  • $31,373,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,675.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Christine to buy more bales of used clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 28, 2013
Jan 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013