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Nyabubare Intergrated Farmers Group
In this Group: Magidu, Joyce, Annet, Yosamu
Hardworking K. Magidu has been running his business for over five years, selling produce including maize, sorghum, millet, beans and groundnuts as an additional source of income alongside pineapple sales. His business prospers because maize flour used in prepared food is in high favor with many Ugandans.

In Nyabubare, Bushenyi, this 52-year-old married father of eight is referred to as the early riser with the lark. He is a stickler for hard work and as such his children are all basking in the glow of his enterprising nature as he has been able to pay up their school dues. This business brings him monthly profits of 120,000 Ugandan shillings, and he is looking at business expansion in the future. With this loan he will purchase more stock to help meet the increasing demand from his customers and thereby earn more revenue.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

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About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 190
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,394,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,243.5
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Nyabubare Intergrated Farmers Group's $850 loan helped a member to purchase more stock.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 31, 2010
Sep 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011