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Gillena is a 28-year-old married female, with two children, who rents a house in Kasese, Uganda. She has been a tailor for the last five years. She started with one sewing machine and now has three machines. Her hardship is high fees for her trading license, plus limited capital. Her vision is start a wholesale business and educate children, as well as to build a house. Gillena needs this loan to buy a sewing machine.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 183
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,346,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,340.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Gillena to buy a sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 20, 2011
Jan 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011