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Zamu is married with ten children, four of whom go to school. Zamu also takes care of her sister.

She has a business selling soft drinks, and she has been in this business for six years. Zamu has applied for a loan of 1,000,000 Uganda shillings from MCDTSACCO to buy more crates of soda, boxes of mineral water, oranges and mangoes for making juice and other packed juices.

Zamu generates additional income from tailoring. She works from home seven days out of every week and sells on a retail basis only. Her major business challenges include seasonality and defaulters. She aspires of becoming a supplier of juices and also hopes to educate her children up to university. Zamu lives with her family in a house which has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and paying for electricity.

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

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 154
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,711,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,585.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Zamu to buy crates of soda, oranges, mangoes, boxes of mineral water and other packed juices to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 14, 2013
Jun 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 20, 2013