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Sania is married and has four children and all her children go to school. She also takes care of additional family members (old parents). She has a business of selling used clothes and has been in this business for 4 years. She works at the market six days a week and sells retail.

She has applied for a loan of 800,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more bales of used clothes. She doesn’t have any other income generating activity. Her major business challenge includes seasonality and thieves. She aspires to become a wholesaler and also to get enough profit so she can build her own house. She resides in a rented house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and feeding the family

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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
  • 288
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,075,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,511.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Sania to buy more bales of used clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 6, 2014
Mar 12, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014