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Rose is a single mother of seven children, and four of her children go to school. She doesn’t take care of additional family members. She has a business of a food stall, which she has owned and operated for five years. She works from home, six days out of every week. She resides in her own house, and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and utility bills.

She has applied for a loan of 700,000 Uganda shillings from MCDT SACCO. She will use the loan to buy more bags of green fingerling bananas, cassava, sweet potatoes, Irish potatoes and tomatoes. She is aspiring to own a bigger food stall, and to start going to villages to buy foodstuffs for her business.

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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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