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Nyabugando Tukwananise, Ntungamo Group
In this Group: Sarafina, Francis, Africano, Esther, Alice, Remigio, Sarah, Patience, Susan, Joseline*, Norah*, Tadeo, Ben
* not pictured
M. Sarafina is the leader of her lending group in Ntungamo. She is 45 years old and married with 12 children, 4 of whom are still in school. She is a very hard working lady and for 20 years has had a business selling agricultural produce from Nyabugando Cell. Sarafina buys most of the produce from other farmers in addition to those from her farm. She is able to make 94000 UGX as profits a week, which enables her to save as well as pay for educating and taking care of her family. Sarafina needs a loan to help buy more seeds to plant since now is the rainy season, which is good for planting.

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
  • 143
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,940,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,880.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Nyabugando Tukwananise, Ntungamo Group's $1,650 loan helped a member buying seeds to plant since this is a rainy season.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 23, 2009
Nov 13, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2010