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Rukia is a 36-year-old widow and a mother of four children living in her house in Hioma, Uganda. Her family goal is to pay fees for her children to attain a degree as a minimum qualification. For 6 years she has been operating a retail shop. The business is at its boom-stage despite challenges in price fluctuations. Rukia needs the loan to buy sugar and fresh foods to sell.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 258
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,713,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,430.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Rukia to buy sugar and fresh foods to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 14, 2011
Mar 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014