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Butiti Tweimukye, Kyenjojo Group
In this Group: Clovis, Grace, Stephen, Beatrice, Paul, Stella, Beatrice, Annet, Eva, Gordelia, Adolf, Innocent, Joseph, Edivin, John, David, Francis, Reginah, Vicent, Beatrice, Jackline, Doreen*, Richard*
* not pictured
I. Clovis is a 42-year-old married father of 8 boisterous schoolchildren. To shoulder his responsibility for providing for them, he has over the course of the last 10 years been operating a home products retail shop in Butiti Trading centre, Mubende District, alongside a butcher shop. His business has not been without setbacks since its beginning; he has had to bear with myriad challenges, such as the lack of steady income inflow. However, his business has remained active. This he attributes principally to the good understanding he has struck with his clientele.

Before his current businesses, Clovis was a hawker in Kampala, moving with his goods from place to place. In a month, Clovis says he makes more than 320,000 Ugandan shillings, a figure he admits will not substantively make his business grow in the near future. He is therefore seeking a loan to lend countenance to his business so that he is able to do restocking for his shop.

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
  • 215
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,088,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,250.1
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Butiti Tweimukye, Kyenjojo Group's $2,275 loan helped a member buying more stock for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 12, 2010
Listed
Aug 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 15, 2011