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Mariam
Mariam is married and has four children, and all her children go to school. She doesn’t take care of additional family members. She resides in a rented house and the family has access to electricity but not to piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and rent.

She has a business of selling charcoal and has been in this business for 10 years. She works in the market seven days out of every week and sells on both a retail and a wholesale basis. Her major business challenges include transportation and defaulters.

She has applied for a loan of 1,100,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bags of charcoal.

She is aspiring to own a delivery vehicle to ease in transportation and to build her own house.

Additional Information

About MCDT SACCO

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 http://www.kiva.org/partners/112, and join our lending team, Friends of MCDT SACCO, at http://www.kiva.org/team/friends_of_mcdt_sacco.

About Uganda

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 418
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,364,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,572.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Mariam to buy more bags of charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 24, 2013
Listed
Aug 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 17, 2013