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Doreen
Doreen is a 29 year old, married woman who lives in Kasese, Uganda. She has a transportation business and also earns a salary as a civil servant. She began her business to supplement her monthly income to achieve a better livelihood. Like most people in the transport sector, she is faced with the challenge of high fuel costs, as well as the failure of the hired driver to remit the money he owes on time. Her dream is to renovate her house and upgrade her studies so she can get a better job. Doreen intends to use the requested loan to renovate her house.

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About Uganda

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 319
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,677,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,600.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Doreen to renovate her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 20, 2013
Listed
Jun 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2014