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Lulongo Sanyu Group
In this Group: Florence, Grace, Conelia, Bernard, Vang, Alice, Wilson, Eduard, George
27 year old Florence has been running a food sales business for 6 years now in Lulongo food market in Mubende. The happily married mother of 5 says selling many of the cash crops she grows and harvests from her farming gardens has significantly impacted on the welfare of her family. She says she has been able to earn disposable income, which enables her to make ends meet on a daily basis, and that her weekly business profits are about 100,000 shillings. With this loan she is going to purchase better fertilizers for her farming gardens. She reckons this will improve her crop yields, which in the long run will mean selling her crops at a higher market price.

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.

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About Uganda

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 223
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,092,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,395.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Lulongo Sanyu Group's $1,250 loan helped a member to purchase fertilizers to use in her farming gardens.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 21, 2011
Listed
May 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 4, 2012