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Joyce lives in Kampala. She is married with 1 child and she goes to school. She has additional family members. She operates a food stall at the market on a retail basis. She has been in this business for the last 3 years. She works six days a week. She has requested a loan of 200,000 UGX to buy green bananas, cassava and sweet potatoes. Her business challenges include the perishable nature of the products and seasonality.

Her goal and aspiration is to buy a plot of land. She lives in a rented house and the family has no access to electricity or piped water. Her major monthly expenses include rent and school fees.

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
  • 189
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  • $31,346,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,538.1
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Joyce to buy more green bananas, cassava and sweet potatoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 9, 2014
May 25, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014