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Mrs. Lydia is a new client who has applied for a loan of UGX 2,000,000 (two million shillings) to buy foodstuffs for her hotel business. She is married with three children aged 10, 6 and 1 year, two of whom attend school at the moment. She is a hardworking lady who works 12 hours a day and 7 days a week.

She started a restaurant in 2009 to have an income to look after her family. She is from Bugongi town, Sheema South, Sheema District, and her clients are all categories of people. She is faced with the challenge of competition from fellow hotel businesspeople but is determined to beat the competition through her hard work. Her hopes for the future are to be financially stable and achieve all her dreams while given the loan money.


About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 175
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,013,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,610.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Lydia to buy food.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 11, 2014
Jun 29, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014