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Jetrida
Jetrida is a fifty-year-old married woman with eight children living in Kasese, Uganda. She has been trading in cassava flour for thirteen years and works eleven hours a day. She got her start up capital from farming which she still practices. She hopes to expand business and educate her children despite the lack of enough adequate capital. Jetrida intends to use the loan to buy cassava flour to sell.

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More information about this loan

This loan is part of HOFOKAM's program targeting poor and geographically excluded populations in Western Uganda. In addition to loans, it provides social and business training programs to low-income entrepreneurs and their communities. Since 2003, HOFOKAM has provided sustainable financial and non-financial services to promote social, economic and sustainable land development and improve the quality of life for vulnerable populations. The organization has a clear vested interest in underserved communities with its headquarters in rural Fort Portal and a number of branches in extremely remote areas.
 

About Uganda

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 379
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,352,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,667.7
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Jetrida to buy cassava flour for resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 18, 2013
Listed
Jan 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 17, 2013