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Kijubwe Women's Group, Ntungamo
In this Group: Joy, Evas, Lovence, Generous, Rose, Sauda, Janerose, Resty, Scovia, Allen, Livingstone, John, Daphus
Joy T. is 52 years old, married and has seven children with three in school. She is also the leader of Kijubwe Women’s Group in Ntungamo. Joy has sold fish from Rubaare market and at other market places for at least 24 years. She usually buys the fish from fishermen and sells them at a profit. She is focused and energetic, which has enabled her to succeed.


Joy is able to make 70,000 UGX from her sales of fish as well as 50,000 UGX from banana sales in weekly income. Before her current business, she sold a local brew, waragi, but she does not regret the move now. She is requesting a loan to purchase more fish for resale leading to increased prosperity and growth.

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

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 243
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,973,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,335.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kijubwe Women's Group, Ntungamo's $1,900 loan helped a member to purchase more fish for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 4, 2011
Listed
Apr 12, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 1, 2011