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Mwajabu's Group
In this Group: Mwajabu, Cate, Justine, Joan, Jesca
B. Mwajabu is happy that she has been able to repay back her loan on time and, above all, that she has been able to expand her shop and pay school fees for her seven dependants who are still in school. She is the leader of Twisakirala women’s group in Jinja where she manages her retail shop; it has been operational for 5 years. Mwajabu needs a loan to be able to buy more products for her shop. She has a dream of constructing rental houses on the plot of land that she bought and this loan will increase her income and profits.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Uganda

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 322
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,710,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,081.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mwajabu's Group's $1,975 loan helped a member buy more products for her shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 16, 2009
Mar 25, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2009