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Najjembe Group 1, Lugazi
In this Group: Veronica, Paul, Sarah, Rebecca, Margaret, Prossy, Rehema, Gertrude, Musa, Falazia, Rehema, Immy*, Jane*
* not pictured
Veronica L. is a hard-working and devoted lady with a vibrant business selling fruits and vegetables in the Najjembe market. She has a stall in the main market that is stocked with tomatoes, onions, mangoes, oranges, pineapples and other produce. She buys fruit and vegetables mostly from farmers in the surrounding villages at a lower price than she pays at the big markets in Kampala and at farm trucks. Veronica is married with 8 children, as she takes care of her siblings in the village. Veronica needs a loan to be able to buy more produce for resale.

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.

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About Uganda

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 98
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,253,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,912.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Najjembe Group 1, Lugazi's $2,650 loan helped a member buying more produce to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 14, 2009
Listed
Dec 18, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 15, 2010