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Eva is married with four children, all of whom attend school. She also takes care of one additional family member - a cousin. She has a tailoring business and has been in this tailoring business for six years. She doesn’t have any other income generating activities.

She works in Kiyembe at the Kampala city shops six days a week. Her major business challenges include seasonality and defaulters. Eva aspires to build her own business premises and also to start selling her finished clothes on a wholesale basis. She resides in her own house, and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses includes school fees, feeding the family and paying for electricity.

Eva has applied for a loan of 2,500,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more rolls of clothing materials and threads.

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
  • 195
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,415,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,580.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Eva to buy more rolls of clothing materials and threads for her tailoring business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 4, 2013
Apr 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013