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Sanyu is married with two children, one of which goes to school. She doesn’t take care of any additional family members. She lives in a rented house and her family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses includes rent and feeding the family.

She has a canteen and has been in this business for three years. She doesn’t have any other income-generating activity. She sells on retail and works six days a week.

She is requesting a loan of 300,000 Ugandan Shillings from MCDT-SACCO to buy more baking flour, cooking oil, sweets, biscuits, cakes, bread buns, books and pens.

Her main business challenges are the rainy season, because she works in a muddy place, and thieves. She aspires to own a wholesale shop and to build her own house.

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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
  • 134
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  • $33,804,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,640.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD