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Getu lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married with three children, and two of them go to school. She has additional family members.

She operates a salon business. She operates her business on a retail basis. She works seven days a week and has been in this business for one year.

She has requested a loan of 300,000 Ugandan shillings from MCDT – SACCO to buy relaxers, treatments and braids.

Her major challenges include seasonality and electricity. Her goal and aspiration is to own a fully stocked salon providing bridal services. She rents a house, and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include rent and school fees.

Additional Information


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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  • $33,852,025
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  • 2,645.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD