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Florence is married with two children and her children go to school. She also takes care of additional family members (mother). She has a business of a restaurant and has been in this business for two years. She has applied for a loan of 1,500,000 Uganda shillings from MCDTSACCO to buy more rice, spices, cooking oil and Irish potatoes. She doesn’t have any other income generating activities. She moves door to door selling her potato chips and sells on retail seven days out of every week. Her major business challenges include seasonality and defaulters. She aspires to own a fully-stocked restaurant and also to educate her children up to university. She resides in a rented house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees 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

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 201
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,415,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,640.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Florence to buy more cooking oil, rice, spices and Irish potatoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 20, 2013
Mar 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013