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Hadjah is married with eight children and three of her children go to school. She also takes care of additional family members, her grandchildren. She has a business selling local Gin and has been in this business for 5 years selling to all categories of people both on a retail and wholesale basis. Besides this business she also generates additional income through selling used clothes. Her major business challenges include transportation and seasonality. She is aspiring of start selling local Gin from her home and also to build rental rooms. Hadjah is requesting a loan to buy more jerry cans of local Gin. She resides in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expense includes school fees 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
  • 273
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  • $31,080,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,565.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Hadjah to buy more jerry cans of local Gin.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 15, 2013
May 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 20, 2013