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Rose is married with three children, two of whom go to school. She also takes care of additional family members (one orphan). She has a medical clinic business. She has applied for a loan of 1,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO to buy more boxes of tablets, syringes, and syrups. She generates additional income through selling charcoal. She works in a shop six days out of every week and sells on both retail and wholesale. Her major business challenge includes defaulters and thieves. She aspires to own a fully stocked clinic and also to build her own house. She resides in a rented house and her family has access to electricity but lacks access to piped water. Her monthly expenses includes 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

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 183
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,346,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,513.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Rose to buy more boxes of syrup, syringes, and tablets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 1, 2013
Nov 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014