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Ruth is a 50-year-old, married woman living in Kasese, Uganda. She has five children. Eighteen years ago, she decided to join government service after qualifying as a nurse. With savings from her salary, she has been able to buy land for farming. She says that, with the current inflation, her salary can hardly meet her basic needs. Her dream is to educate her children up to the University level. Ruth intends to use the loan to pay school fees for her children.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 240
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,040,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,600.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Ruth to pay for school fees for her children.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 10, 2013
Apr 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014