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Lutaaya's Group
In this Group: Lutaaya, Regina, Saudah, Fatuma, Victoria, Judith, James, Jamiru, Margaret
N. Lutaaya is the leader of her lending group in Kiyunga, Lugazi. She is 28 years old and a mother of 4 children of which 3 are school going while the last born is a baby. She is a very hard working lady with two businesses that is to say; she is a farmer growing food both for sale and home consumption and also she has a business of selling clothes from Kiyunga and the neighboring trading centres. In the farming business, she has been working hand in hand with her husband and the little savings she made, enabled her to start up the clothes selling business. She has decided to ask for a loan to help increase the stock and quality of her clothes so that she could make more profits out of it.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 166
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,003,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,055.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Lutaaya's Group's $1,325 loan helped a member buying more clothes for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 19, 2009
Aug 21, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2010