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Bakyara Tutungukye Group
In this Group: Jesca, Geogeus*, Thomas, Valeria, Rosemary, Lydia*, Patrick, James, Maria, Annet
* not pictured
Thrity-five-year-old Jesca runs a 7-year-old restaurant business in Ibanda district in Uganda. Jesca, a happily married mother of 3, is one woman who is running her own businesses to fight poverty.

As a result of of her hard work, Jesca deservedly earns 100,000 UGX per week as profits from the restaurant. She says the years she has spent in her restaurant business have been years of excellent service. Agriculture was her first business and Jesca still does it. She says she used savings from her agriculture business to begin her current business. This hardworking business lady says, with the will of God, she plans to educate her children to the high institutions of learning. And with the Kiva loan, she plans to buy more food for use at her restaurant.

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
  • 225
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,092,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,605.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Bakyara Tutungukye Group's $1,825 loan helped a member to buy more food for use at her restaurant.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 14, 2011
Listed
Aug 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 10, 2012