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Angella is married with five children, three of whom go to school. She also takes care of additional family members. She has a business selling fruit, and has been in this business for ten years. She also generates additional income through selling beer and local brew. She works from her home and sells to all categories of people, but on a retail basis, seven days a week. Her major business challenge includes transportation and seasonality. She resides in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and utility bills.

Angella has applied for a loan of 1,300,000 Ugandan Shillings (UGX) from MCDT-SACCO to buy more baskets of cabbages, mangoes, oranges, and pineapples. She aspires to become a wholesaler and also to start growing some of the fruits herself.

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
  • 343
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,753,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,672.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Angella to buy more baskets of fruits like mangoes, pineapples, oranges, and passion fruit.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 19, 2013
Feb 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013