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Zula lives in Uganda, Kampala. She is married with two children and all of them go to school. She has additional family members. She makes pancakes, cassava and irish chips, and chapati. She works seven days a week. She has been in this business for five years. She has requested a loan of 700,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT – SACCO to buy cooking oil, cassava, irish potatoes, and baking flour.

Her major challenge includes seasonality. Her goal and aspiration is to build a residential house. She lives in a rented house and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include 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

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 192
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,415,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,657.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Zula to buy cooking oil, baking flour, irish potatoes, and cassava.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 9, 2014
Jul 15, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2015