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Kyaterekera Group, Lugazi
In this Group: Jesca, Sarah, Sarah, Selda, Florence, Hasifa, Aidah, William, Florence, Lukiya, Charles, Madinah, Betty, Margaret, Dinah, Annet, Annet*, Florence*, Betty*
* not pictured
N. Jesca is the leader of her lending group in Lugazi. She is a 35 years old, hardworking and determined. She is a married lady with five children aged from 18 years to 4 months. She hopes to build a decent house for them.

Jesca has operated a business selling secondhand clothes from Jinja for four years. Although she is able to make 50,000/= as profits a week, she is faced with a scarcity of good products for sale. She needs a loan to help buy more clothes for a steady supply.

Jesca is grateful for her loans because they help her have enough stock yet of good quality. She hopes to become a wholesale supplier of bales of clothes so that she could earn more from increased sales.

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
  • 314
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,647,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,865.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kyaterekera Group, Lugazi's $3,900 loan helped a member to buy more used clothes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 30, 2009
Listed
Dec 5, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 15, 2010