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Deborah
Deborah is married with five children and three of her children go to school. She also takes care of additional family. She lives in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses includes school fees and feeding the family.

Deborah has a business selling charcoal and has been in this business for 10 years selling to all categories of people retail. She has applied for a loan of 1,500,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT SACCO to buy more bags of charcoal. She generates additional income by selling piped water and with a retail shop. She works from home seven days out of every week. Her major business challenges include seasonality and thieves. She is aspiring to become a wholesaler and also to own a fully stocked retail shop so as to stop selling charcoal.

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

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 272
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,718,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,557.5
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Deborah to buy more bags of charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 19, 2013
Listed
Apr 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 17, 2013