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Zibula Atudde Mityana Group
In this Group: Mary, Eddie, Christine, Faridah, Betty, Sunday, Teopista, Johnson, Hadijja, Grace
Mary is the chairperson of Zibula Atudde Women’s Group, which meets every Tuesday in Mityana. The group has been together for 5 1/2 years, getting loans every 4 months, and they have always been prompt with the repayments. Mary has a shop selling second-hand bed sheets that she buys from Kampala, about 60 kilometers from Mityana, and she has been doing this for 30 years. She is 54 years old and married with 12 children, while she caters to 6 school-going grandchildren. Her husband is a retired medical assistant; therefore, all the responsibility is on her, and this is the reason she is so hardworking.

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.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 291
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,075,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,701.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Zibula Atudde Mityana Group's $3,375 loan helped a member mary has planned to buy more bed sheets for her shop in Mityana, as well as use part of it to complete payment of school fees for her grandchildren.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 18, 2008
May 1, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 20, 2008