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Christine is married and has two children who attend school. She sells used clothes and generates additional income through selling used shoes. She works at the market and sells on a retail basis seven days a week.

Christine is requesting a loan from MCDT-SACCO for 1,700,000 Uganda shillings, which she will use to buy more bales of used clothes. Her major business challenges include seasonality and the increasing prices of used clothes in Uganda. She aspires to import used clothes and to build her own house. She resides in a rented house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expense includes rent, electricity bills, and food.

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
  • 193
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,415,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,583.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Christine to purchase bales of used clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 10, 2013
Jun 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013