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Tinah is 27 years old and married with three children. Tina has four dependents that she takes care of. She lives in a house with nine people in Hoima, Uganda. For three years, Tinah has been running a retail shop selling cosmetics and hair braids. The shop was opened for her by her husband and from it, she has been able to educate her children and earn a living for the family. Tinah faces the challenges of the business being seasonal and a high rate of default from her clients, but hopes for a wholesale bridal and cosmetics shop. Tinah is requesting a loan to purchase hair weaves, braids, cosmetics, bags and shoes to sell.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 206
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,377,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,485.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Tinah to purchase cosmetics, hair braids, weaves and bags.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 13, 2011
Jun 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014