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Rosebell is a 35-year-old woman dealing in Agricultural Commodities, particularly the coffee trade. The coffee-trading business is dominated by men, but she stood out from the crowd and joined it. She has done the business for the past five years and has gained good experience from it.

She has applied for a loan of 800,000 UGX to purchase coffee from farmers. She harvests some of it from her garden, and also buys from farmers.

She has managed to supplement the income of her household, and also has contributed to her children's tuition. Rosebell confesses that her husband is proud of her, because she is hard-working.

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More information about this loan

This loan is part of UGAFODE's program for clients who live in isolated rural areas with limited access to financial services. Uniquely, UGAFODE focuses its efforts on agricultural areas in Uganda that are over 50 km from their branches, providing loans to both groups and individual borrowers. The organization believes that the risk of offering services to remote clients is outweighed by the benefits to customers and their often underserved communities.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 224
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,044,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,680.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Rosebell to purchase coffee for her coffee-trading business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2013
Jan 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 20, 2013