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Masitula is married with four children and all her children go to school. She doesn't take care of additional family members.

She has a business selling new and used clothes. She has applied for a loan of 1,300,000 Uganda Shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bales of clothes. She generates additional income from a canteen. She moves door to door selling on a retail basis. She has been in this business for three years.

Her major business challenges include transportation and a rainy season, which hinders her movements. She is aspiring to get permanent business premises and also to own a delivery van to ease transportation.

She resides in her own house and the family has access to electricity, but not to 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

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  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 404
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,354,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,585.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Masitula to buy more bales of new and used clothes .
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 18, 2013
Jun 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014