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Lucy is a 44-year-old married woman with children, living in Fort Portal, Uganda. She owns a retail shop, which she started ten years ago by getting capital from her salary, and deals in decorations. The hardships she faces are: customers not paying on time and inadequate capital to purchase stock.

Her dream is to educate her children, build a permanent home and move her business to a more permanent location. Lucy needs this loan to buy merchandise, like soap and sugar, to sell.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 193
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,415,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,505.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Lucy to buy merchandise, like soap and sugar, to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 19, 2012
Apr 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 16, 2012