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Rehema lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with two children, both of them attending school. She has one additional family member (her mother). Rehema sells old clothes in the market on a daily basis and works seven days a week. She has run her business for six years.

Rehema has applied for 400,000 UGX to enable her to buy additional clothes. She sells sweet bananas and green bananas as her additional income source. The main challenges for her business are seasonality and ever increasing prices of used clothes. Her goals and aspirations include expanding her business into a wholesale one and also building her own house. She rents the house she lives in, and the family has access to electricity but not to piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are rent and school fees.

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
  • 290
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,075,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,530.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Rehema to buy more bales of used clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 5, 2013
Apr 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013