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Peninah lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with four children, all attend school. She takes care of additional family members.

She has sold fruit and vegetables at the market on a retail and wholesale basis for 1 year. She earns additional income selling running water. She works seven days a week.

She has requested 2,200,000 UGX from MCDT SACCO to buy quantities of greens, watermelons, cabbages, pineapples,and tomatoes. Her major challenge includes customers that do not pay their bills and weather conditions.

She wants to educate her children to the university level. She lives in her own house and the family has access to electricity and running water. Her major expense includes food and school fees.

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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
  • 170
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,013,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,600.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD