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Aisha
Aisha lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with three children, and none of them attend school. She does not look after any other family members.

She has been selling sweet bananas in the market at wholesale for ten years and has no other source of income. She has requested a loan of 300,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT-SACCO to enable her buy more bunches of yellow bananas to sell.

Her challenges include seasonality. Her dream is to expand her business to another market. She joined MCDT because of the relatively low interest charged on loans. She lives in a rented house with access to both electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and rent.

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
  • 267
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,188,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,636.2
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Aisha to buy more bunches of sweet bananas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 19, 2013
Listed
Mar 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 17, 2013