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Oliver is married with three children, two of whom go to school.

She has a business of selling maize, and has been in this business for two years. She has applied for a loan of 200,000 UGX from MCDTSACCO to buy more baskets of maize. She generates additional income through selling green bananas. She works at the market six days out of every week and sells on a retail basis.

Her major business challenges include seasonality and defaulters. She aspires of growing maize and also to build her own house. 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.

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
  • 291
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,089,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,579.2
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Oliver to buy more baskets of maize to re-sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 1, 2013
Aug 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013