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Kasagazi Twimukye Group
In this Group: Saviour, Joseph, Deogratius, Silvia, John Bosco, George, Olive, Herbert, Charles, Alaisia, Enid
Silvia, a pineapple grower in the rural Lyantonde, is married and has six children, who are all in school. She also looks after four orphans. She went into the business in 2009 because she wanted to get income to meet the growing demands of her extended family. She also rears pigs and goats, in addition to the pineapples, to ably support the family. Her dream is to build her family a decent house and to rear cows. Her main challenges so far are limited capital, inadequate market for the pineapples, and diseases. Silvia is hardworking and determined.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

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About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 210
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,425,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,605.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kasagazi Twimukye Group's $3,350 loan helped a member to buy improved pineapple seeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 15, 2012
Oct 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014