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Aidah is a single mother of two children and both her children go to school. She doesn’t take care of additional family members. She has a restaurant business. She has been in this business for 10 years and works from home seven days a week. She has applied for a loan of 1,000,000/= Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bunches of green bananas, beef, rice, sweet potatoes and powdered ground nuts. Her major business challenges include seasonality and defaulters. She resides in a rented house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include rent and school fees.

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
  • 289
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,090,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,640.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Aidah to buy more green bananas, beef, sweet and Irish potatoes, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 15, 2013
Feb 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 18, 2013