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Kiduusu Women's Group, Lugazi
In this Group: Sarah, Grace, Augustine, Monica, Paul , Jamawa
She goes by the name of N. Sarah, a 30-year-old evergreen entrepreneurial upstart, being that she is only five years into her bar business in Kiduusu, Lugazi. With this business she has given all her five children a worthwhile education as she works hand in hand with her husband.

Casting her mind back in perspective to when she was still a farmer, Sarah says she has no nostalgic feelings or regrets as her financial position since then has tremendously gotten a boost. Though only still a fledgling, her bar business has given her that leverage and flexibility which she, at the threshold, did not envisage.

Sarah also ekes out profits selling bananas and vegetables that she buys from farmers. By and large, she reveals she makes monthly profits to the tune of 140,000 shillings. With this loan, she wants to inject more capital into her business with a set objective of making more profits. Principally she wants to buy more crates of beer and soda for her business.

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
  • 289
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,090,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,265.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kiduusu Women's Group, Lugazi's $575 loan helped a member to purchase more crates of beer and soda for her bar.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 26, 2010
Jun 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2010