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Annet is a single mother with three children and two of her children go to school. She also takes care of additional family members (her mother). She has a business selling cold drinks like passion fruit juice, mineral water and sodas. She has been in this business for two years selling to all categories of people, on a retail basis only. She works at the market seven days out of every week. She has applied for a loan of 500,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more boxes of mineral water, crates of sodas, bags of passion fruit and sugar.

Annet's major business challenges include seasonality and defaulters. She is aspiring of opening another branch at the market selling cold drinks and also wants to build rental rooms. She resides in a rented house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include paying for utility bills 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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  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 251
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,255,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,644.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Annet to buy more boxes of mineral water, crates of sodas, sugar and bags of passion fruit.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 7, 2013
Feb 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013