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Rose
Rose operates a retail shop selling mattresses, pillows, and bedsheets, among other things. The business is in Muhoro village, on the outskirts of Kagadi town; her major customers are the residents of the area. She is single, with five children who are all in school. She is responsible for paying their tuition, and meeting their other needs.

Rose wants a loan of 1,000,000 UGX to buy more mattresses so she can meet the demands of the students who are going back to school, and also be able to realize good returns on the business.

The major challenge she has is fluctuating demand, and having limited capital to buy a lot of stock for the business at one time. She has to shop numerous times, which increases her transportation costs, yet if she had enough money, she would shop once, and save on costs.

Rose's dream is to educate her children up to higher levels of learning, and improving their standard of living.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 308
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,718,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,677.5
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Rose to buy mattresses to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 20, 2013
Listed
Mar 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 17, 2013