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Hadija lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with seven children, three of whom go to school. She also takes care of additional family members. She sells second-hand clothes at the market. She sells her products on both a wholesale and retail basis. She works six days a week. She has been in business for the last 11 years. Hadija has requested a loan of 1,500,000 Ugandan shillings to buy more bales of second-hand clothes. Her major challenge is transportation and price fluctuations. Her goal and aspiration is to build rental houses. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and food. She lives in her own house. The family has access to electricity, but not to piped water.

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
  • 161
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,340,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,579.2
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Hadija to buy more bales of used clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 15, 2013
Aug 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014