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Ezinabala Group, Lugazi
In this Group: Jesca, Teddy, Godfrey, Hanifa, Fred, Jackline, Richard
N. Jesca is 40 years old and married with nine children, of which five are still in school. She is a business lady selling food stuffs from Nansagazi trading center. Her biggest business challenges are customers who pay poorly, competition and sometimes a surplus. Amidst all this, Jesca is able to make 50,000/= as profits a week and these help to pay for her children’s school fees and general welfare. She is also able to save and in the future, she will use her savings to buy a boat and start fishing plus build a house for her children. At the moment, Jesca needs a loan to buy more food stuffs for sale in her stall so as to increase production.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

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About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 192
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,346,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,935.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Ezinabala Group, Lugazi's $950 loan helped a member buying more food stuffs for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 10, 2009
Dec 14, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2010