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Christine is married with five children and all her children go to school. She doesn’t take care of additional family members. She has a restaurant and has been in this business for two years. She gets additional income from selling piped water. She has applied for a loan of 700,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT SACCO to buy more bunches of green bananas, flour, rice, Irish potatoes, cassava and fish.

Christine works from home seven days out of every week and sells on a retail basis. Her major business challenges include seasonality and defaulters. She is aspiring of owning a fully stocked restaurant and also buying a plot of land. She decided to join MCDT SACCO because they are cooperative. She resides in her own house and the family has access to piped water but does not have access to electricity. Her monthly expenses include school fees, feeding the family.

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
  • 278
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,599,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,515.2
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Christine to buy bunches of green bananas, flour, rice, fish , cassava, and Irish potatoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 11, 2013
Dec 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014