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Florence lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with two children; both of them are attending school. She has no additional family members.

Florence owns a retail shop and works for seven days in a week. She has run her business for 20 years. Florence has applied for 500,000 Uganda shillings to enable her to buy bags of sugar and rice, cartons of salt and boxes of soap. She has no other source of income.

The main business challenges for her business are transportation and the ever increasing prices of commodities in Uganda. Her goals and aspirations include expanding her business to a supermarket. She owns the house she stays in. She has no access to electricity and no piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is 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
  • 191
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,415,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,560.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Florence to buy more bags of sugar and rice, boxes of soap and cartons of salt.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 15, 2013
Apr 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 20, 2013