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Ezinabala Group
In this Group: David, Eva, Margret, Maria, James, Justine
Eva is a 55-year-old woman who operates a cosmetic shop in Jjandira village; she began this business because she wanted to raise money to pay school fees for her children. She has seven children, and two of them are in school.

Her main challenges include bad debtors, price fluctuations, high rent, and competition in her village. She would like to expand her business to get more income to support her grandchildren, and meet their school fees requirements.

The loan will help her buy body jelly, hair oil and other products to sell. These products will be on high demand now, since it's near the festive season and people want to look good during Christmas. She is sure she will have big sales!

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

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About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 213
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,373,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,692.1
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Ezinabala Group's $1,525 loan helped a member to buy cosmetics for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 22, 2012
Nov 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 18, 2013