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Aisha is married with three children and two of her children go to school. She also takes care of additional family members (old parents). She has a business of selling used clothes (jeans, trousers). She has applied for a loan of 1,800,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bales of used clothes. She works at the market six days out of every week and sells on wholesale and retail. Her major business challenge includes seasonality and thieves. She is aspiring to import used clothes and also to build her own house. She resides in a rented house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include rent and school fees.

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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
  • 190
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,415,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,672.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Aisha to buy more bales of used clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 18, 2013
Feb 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013