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Hadjah lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with seven children and six of them attend school.
She has been operating a hardware shop for the last twenty-five years, working seven days a week. She generates additional income from a beauty salon.
She has requested a loan of UGX 1,000,000 from MCDT- SACCO to increase her stock with more brushes, cardboard, nails, paint, thinner, hoes, knives and cement to sell as well as hair and body oils for her salon. Her challenges include seasonality and thieves. Her dream is to own a fully stocked hard ware shop as well as cattle. She joined MCDT because of the good customer care exhibited by staff members. She stays in her husband`s house with access to electricity but has no piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees.

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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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