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Hadjah lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is single with two children, and one of her children goes to school. She has no additional family members. She sells green bananas and charcoal at the market on a retail basis. She also earns additional income washing people’s clothes in the neighborhood. She has been in business for the last three years. She works six days a week. Hadjah requested a loan in the amount of 500,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT SACCO to buy bunches of green bananas and bags of charcoal to sell. Her major business challenges are transportation and the seasonality of her goods. Her goals and aspirations are to become a wholesaler and to build rental houses. She lives in a rented house, and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees 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
  • 83
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,576,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,640.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD