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Jane's Group
In this Group: Jane, Robinah, Hasifah, Florence, Edith, Silvester, Enock, Fred, Silvester, Robert, Betty, Ndawula , Stanley*, Robinah*
* not pictured
Jane K. is the leader of her group in Mukono. She is a hard-working and devoted lady who grows matooke, cassava, sweet potatoes and so on. She also makes local brew for sale as a wholesaler and at a retail price for her customers at her bar. She is happy that the loans help her buy quality seeds, employ manpower, and buy bananas and yeast to make her brew. She is a married woman with 10 children, five of whom are still in school. The rest work at various businesses. She needs a loan to help pay for her children’s school, to pay for farm work and to buy bananas and yeast needed to make her local brew.

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
  • 292
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,664,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,875.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Jane's Group's $3,250 loan helped a member to buy seeds and labor for her farm and raw materials for making her local brew.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 23, 2009
Nov 5, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2010