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Alaisha
Alisha is lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is single with four children; three of her children go to school. She has one additional family member, a sister. She lives in her own house, and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and feeding the family.

Alisha sells green bananas, sweet potatoes, cassava and fruit in the market. She gets additional income from rental houses. She works seven days a week. She has requested a loan of Uganda shillings 2,300,000 from MCDT – SACCO to buy boxes of oranges, watermelon, pineapples, bunches of green bananas, sacks of sweet potatoes and cassava.

Her major business challenges are transportation and seasonality. Her goals are to buy a truck for transporting her stock to the market and also to start selling wholesale only.

Additional Information

About MCDT SACCO

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 http://www.kiva.org/partners/112, and join our lending team, Friends of MCDT SACCO, at http://www.kiva.org/team/friends_of_mcdt_sacco.

About Uganda

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 313
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,712,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,640.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Alaisha to buy more green bananas, sweet potatoes, and cassava to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 14, 2013
Listed
Mar 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 17, 2013