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Edith is a 53-year-old single mother of four living in her own house in Fort Portal, Uganda. She has been the sole caretaker of her children. Three of them have completed university, and her dream is to ensure that each one of them is self-sustaining. She has a bar/restaurant/lodge and has been in business for 10 years. Business is still booming, despite the country's current challenges with inflation. She has risen through the ranks there, a bar attendant first, now an employer of 23 workers. Her desire is to set up a mega hotel in town. Edith needs the loan facility to buy rice, wheat flour, and utensils.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 207
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,430,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,375.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Edith to buy rice, wheat flour, and utensils.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 13, 2011
Apr 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2012