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Margaret lives in Kampala, Uganda. She is married and has four children, all of whom go to school. She has no additional family members. She sells used shoes at the market. She sells to all kinds of people on a retail basis. She has been in this business for the last 12 years. She gets additional income from farming. She works for seven days a week. She has requested a loan from MCDT - SACCO of Uganda shilling 500,000 to buy a bale of used shoes. Her major challenge includes high transportation costs which increase the operational costs. Her goal and aspiration is to build a permanent business premises. She lives in her own house and the family has no access to electricity and does not have access to piped water. Her major monthly expenses include food and school fees.

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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
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  • $33,590,725
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  • 2,615.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD