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Robinah is married with one child and she goes to school. She also takes care of additional family members. She sells green banana and has been in this business for two years.

Robinah has applied for a loan of 300,000 Ugandan Shillings (UGX) from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bunches of green banana. She earns additional income from rental houses.

Robinah works at the market seven days a week on a retail basis. The major challenges for her business include seasonality and transportation. Robinah aspires to sell on a wholesale basis and also to one open up another stall for different types of food.

Robinah resides in her own house and her family has access to electricity but not piped water. Her monthly expenses include rent for her stall at the market.

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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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 290
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,075,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,593.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Robinah to purchase bunches of green banana that she can on-sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 11, 2013
Jul 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013