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Kihumulo Twimukye Womens, Mubende Group
In this Group: Lauben, Lauben, Lawrence, Smith, Kiviiri, Emmanuel, Richard, Festo, Gilvasio, Sayuni, Alex, Charles*, Frank*
* not pictured
B. Lauben of Kihumulo Twimukye Womens, Mubende, is a mature happily married father of three children who has been running a salon business for 10 years from Mubende alongside other farming activities. Through his efforts, he has been able to maintain his salon earning 370,000 Ugandan shillings on a monthly basis. This income has been significant in contributing towards his family's welfare.

His current setback is the lack of additional capital for purchasing salon materials such as hair cutting machines, shampoo, hair oils and a hairdrier which is basically demanded by female customers and for further investing in his farming projects for better yields. Therefore this loan will help Lauben in restocking his business requirements which will see him earn more sales revenue as he looks at building a permanent family house and educating his children.

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
  • 217
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,044,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,240.2
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kihumulo Twimukye Womens, Mubende Group's $2,325 loan helped a member to buy salon materials and to invest further in his farming projects.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 31, 2010
Sep 20, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011