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Aisha is married with four children, all of whom go to school. She doesn’t take care of additional family members. She has a retail shop business and has been in this business for eight years. Aisha has applied for a loan of 600,000 UGX from MCDT-SACCO to buy more cans of cooking oil, boxes of soap, bags of rice and loaves of bread. Aisha works in a shop seven days a week and sells on a retail basis. Her major business challenges include seasonality, transportation and defaulters. Aisha aspires to own a fully stocked retail shop and also to own a delivery van to ease her transportation needs. She decided to join MCDT-SACCO because of their good customer care. Aisha resides in the family's house and the family has access to electricity but not to piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and food for 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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