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Gorret is single with four children, two of whom go to school. She has no additional family members. She resides in a rented house, and the family has access to electricity but does not have access to piped water. Her monthly expenses includes school fees and feeding the family.

Gorret operates a kiosk at the market. She sells her products retail and wholesale. She has been in business for 13 years, and she works seven days a week.

Gorret has applied for a loan of UGX 3,000,000 from MCDT SACCO to buy sugar, rice, soap, biscuits, sweets, and cooking oil. Her major business challenges include seasonality and transportation. She aspires to have permanent premises for her business and to open another kiosk.

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
  • 2,520.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Gorret to buy sugar, rice, soap, cooking oil, sweets, and biscuits.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 13, 2013
Nov 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014