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Sylvia
Sylvia, a married mother of four children, all of whom go to school, has one additional family member, her father. 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 food for the family.


Sylvia sells spare parts for both motor vehicles and motorcycles in a shop that she rents. In business for two years, she works seven days a week. Her major business challenges include transportation, thieves and insufficient capital.


Sylvia has requested a loan of Uganda shillings 600,000 from MCDT-SACCO to buy oils and spare parts. She aspires to educate her children to the university level.

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
  • 297
    View loans »
    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,599,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,577.1
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Sylvia to buy more oil and spare parts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 9, 2013
Listed
Sep 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 17, 2014