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Rebecca is married and has four children, three of whom attend school. She doesn’t take care of any additional family members. Rebecca lives in a house with electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and feeding her family.

For the past five years, Rebecca has been selling half bricks. She works in a shop and sells on retail basis six days a week. She generates additional income from a beauty salon.

Rebecca is applying for a loan of 1,000,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy half bricks. Her major business challenges include seasonality and thieves. She aspires to own a delivery van to make transport easier and also sees herself owning a fully-stocked hardware shop.

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
  • 204
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,441,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,510.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Rebecca to buy more half bricks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 7, 2013
Nov 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014