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Rose is married and has three children, two of whom attend school. She also takes care of additional family members. She has a pharmacy business, which she has been operating for a few months. She generates additional income by selling charcoal to all categories of people on a retail basis.

She has applied for a loan of 500,000 UGX from MCDT-SACCO to buy more boxes of tablets, syringes, and syrups. Her major business challenges include transportation of boxes of drugs to her shop and thieves. She aspires to own a fully-stocked drug shop, to educate two children up to university level, and to build her own house. She resides in a rented house, and the family has access to electricity and piped water.

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
  • 195
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,415,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,565.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Rose to buy more boxes of tablets, syringes, and syrups.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 10, 2013
May 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 18, 2013