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Jamirah

Update on Jamirah

Jamirah is 34 years old and a hard-working woman with three children living in Kasese Uganda. Her personal goal is to educate her children up to University.

She has been dealing in phones and accessories for the last three years and the business is very lucrative. Her major hardship is inadequate capital to meet the demand, while her dream is to hire employees to help expand her business.

Jamirah intends to use the loan to buy phones to sell.

Previous Loan Details

Jamirah is thirty four year old hard working lady with three children living in Kasese Uganda. Her personal goal is to educate her children. She has been dealing in phone accessories for the last three years but her major hardship is inadequate capital to meet the demand. Jamirah has a vision of... More from Jamirah's previous loan »

Additional Information

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Uganda

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 303
    View loans »
    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,617,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,663.2
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Jamirah to buy phones to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 17, 2013
Listed
Jan 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 18, 2013