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Eva is married with five children, and four of her children go to school. She has a restaurant business and has applied for a loan of 2,000,000 UGX (Uganda shillings) from MCDT- SACCO to buy more food stuffs like bunches of green bananas, Irish potatoes, beef, fish, beans, and cooking oil. She generates additional income from charcoal selling and rental houses. She resides in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her major business challenges include thieves and seasonality. She aspires to own a fully stocked restaurant and also to educate her children up to university. Her monthly expenses include school fees and utility bills.

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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  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 142
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,666,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,600.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Eva to buy more food stuffs like bunches of green bananas, beef, Irish potatoes, fish, beans, and cooking oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 16, 2013
May 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013