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Rose N. N. lives in Naguru, a neighbourhood in the city of Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has 6 children, all of whom are in school. Rose has a business of selling charcoal. She has been in this business for many years, and she works 6 days out of every week. Rose sells her products from home, by means of retail.

Rose has requested for a loan of 1,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT SACCO, which she will use to buy more bags of charcoal. She also generates additional income through selling local brew and firewood. The main business challenge(s) for Rose includes transportation and seasonality. Her goals and aspirations for her business are to own a delivery van and also educating her children up to university. Rose lives in a home that she owns; she has access to electricity and doesn't have access to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include school fees and medication.

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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
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    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD