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Jacqueline lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is single with three children and all of them attend school. She is also looking after her old parents.

She has been running a retail shop in rented premises for five years, working six days a week. She does not have any additional source of income.

Jacqueline has requested a loan of UShs 700,000 from MCDT- SACCO to enable her to stock bags of sugar, boxes of soap, cartons of salt, cooking oil and sacks of cereals for sale. Her challenges include thieves. Her dream is to open a supermarket.

Jacqueline joined MCDT because she considered it reliable. She lives in her house with access to both electricity and piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and rent.

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
  • 211
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,442,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,589.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Jacqueline to buy more bags of sugar, boxes of soap, cooking oil, cartons of salt and sacks of cereals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 9, 2013
May 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 18, 2013