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Margaret lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is single with 3 children and 2 of her children are in school. She does not take care of other additional family members.

She sells green bananas from home. She operates her business on a retail basis. She works six days a week. She has been in business for the last 5 years.

She has requested a loan of 200,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT – SACCO to buy more bunches of bananas. Her major business challenges are thieves and defaulters. Her dream is to educate her children to university and also to build her own house. She lives in a tented house and the family has access to electricity and does not have access to piped water. Her major monthly expenses includes school fees, rent and food.

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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
  • 117
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  • $33,852,025
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  • 2,472.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD