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Bujuuta 'b' Development Group-Lugazi
In this Group: Gorreti, Agnes, Rebecca, Rebecca, Oliver, Teo, Rovinsa, Annet, Rosemary, Florence, Moses, Jane
Gorreti B., 44, operates a beauty salon business in the Bujuuta B trading center in the Lugazi district. She mostly offers hair dressing services. Weekly, this business generates close to 100,000 shillings as profits. Prior to opening this business, Gorreti, who is happily married with four children, says she was more involved in farming.

This business has been in existence for 15 years, and to achieve this longevity, it has called for a lot of sacrifice, time, hard work and patience. With this loan, she says she is going to purchase a hair dryer.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

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About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 145
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,003,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,340.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Bujuuta 'b' Development Group-Lugazi's $3,425 loan helped a member to purchase a hair dryer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 28, 2010
Feb 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2011