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Florence's Group
In this Group: Florence , Sarah, Musa, Pamela, Christine, Joseph, Joseph*, Immaculate, Harriet, Ruth, Sarah, Gloria, Zibulah, Hadijah*
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N. Florence is a friendly, hardworking and determined lady. She is 25 years old and the leader of her lending group in Mukono. Florence is married with a four-year-old child and she also takes care of some orphans.

Florence is a businesswoman involved in the sale of fish from Kiganda, and she is able to make a weekly profit of 50,000 UGX. This is a new business she started four months ago, and she is successful due to her cleanliness and friendly nature at work. Florence dreams of expanding her business and getting a much bigger place, as well as buying her own plot of land. She needs a loan to buy more dry fish for resale since this will bring in more income.

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
  • 190
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,415,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,880.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Florence's Group's $2,250 loan helped a member to buy more fish for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 28, 2009
Nov 3, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2010