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Katwebumbe Youth Group
In this Group: Sarah, Lawrence, Prossy, Doreen, Betty , Margret

Update on Katwebumbe Youth Group

Prossy, a new member of the group, was inspired by the other members' progress in joining Ugafode and decided to be a part of the group. She is a single mother and is applying for a loan to pay tuition for her daughter whose exams are due in two weeks.

She hopes this will help her daughter to be able to sit for the exams and proceed with her studies. Prossy thanks the group for accepting her and Kiva for partnering with her. She is hardworking and diligent.

The other two extra members who signed the waiver are not taking this current loan.

Previous Loan Details

Katwebumbe, which translates as "Let’s mold ourselves,” was started by young women and men who were involved in the molding of stoves and ventilators out of clay. But they were and still are challenged by limited capital and rains that delay the drying process. The men and women wanted to im... More from Katwebumbe Youth Group's previous loan »

Additional Information

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This is a Group Loan

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About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 216
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,044,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,509.4
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Katwebumbe Youth Group's $1,775 loan helped a member to pay tuition.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 24, 2014
Apr 29, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Katwebumbe Youth Group. It was first posted on Kiva on Jun, 2012. Learn More