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Kyanya Bakyara Thuwathikana Group
In this Group: Eddy, Roben, Zeresi, Keziah, Geneva, Joice, Grace, Peluce, Raphail
Eddy is a 45 year-old married woman with six children who lives in Kasese, Uganda. She has been in the retail and foodstuffs business for ten years. She started with 500,000 shillings, and now has 1,500,000 shillings in working capital. Eddy needs this loan to buy rice, beans, and soap to sell. Her hardships are debtors and high transport costs, and her vision is to expand her business and to educate her family.

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
  • 289
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,599,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,835.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kyanya Bakyara Thuwathikana Group's $1,575 loan helped a member to buy rice, beans, and soap to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 20, 2011
Listed
Oct 28, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 16, 2012