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Teddy lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with six children, three of them are in school. She has no additional family members. She operates a bar at the market and sells on a wholesale and retail basis. She has been in this business for the last 20 years. She gets additional income from selling piped water. She works six days a week.

She has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT – SACCO to buy jerry cans of local gin, crates of beer, soda, and local brew. Her major business challenges are defaulters, transportation and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations are to build rental houses and to only sell wholesale. She lives in her own house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include medication, school fees and food.

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
  • 206
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,377,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,563.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Teddy to buy more jerry cans of local gin, crates of beer, soda and local brew.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 16, 2013
Sep 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014