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Christine is married with one child, and her only child goes to school. She also takes care of additional family (her mummy and daddy). She has a business of making necklaces. She has applied for a loan from MCDTSACCO to buy more beads and polyethylene bags of bangles. She doesn’t have any other income-generating activity. She works from home seven days out of every week. Her major business challenges include seasonality and defaulters.

She is aspiring of seeing her business grow big so that she employs some people to assist in making necklaces and also to become a wholesaler. She resides in her own house, and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses includes school fees for her child, medication and feeding the family.

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

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 291
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  • $31,089,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,560.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Christine to buy more beads and polyethylene bags of bangles.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 15, 2013
Apr 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013