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Jane is a single, hardworking woman who lives in Hoima, Uganda. She runs a bar business she started in 2012 to generate family income. She desires to expand the business and open another branch. Bad weather hinders her business. She is acquiring a loan to begin constructing a foundation for her house.

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Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.


About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 190
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,415,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,557.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Jane to begin constructing a foundation for her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 14, 2014
Jun 5, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2015