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Tweyambe Kadama Betty Group
In this Group: Betty , Olivia, Margret, Hanifa, Alice, Betty, Edinasi
K. Betty is group representative of Tweyabe, she is a married business-woman aged forty-years old and blessed with six children, all in school. Additionally she is looking after four dependents that are also going to school.

K. Betty has a maternity home where by she helps women deliver babies well. She has been in this business so far for sixteen years. She is using the loan to acquire maternity equipment such as gloves, medications, etc. for safe delivery of babies. She is always happy and encouraged when she helps mothers to give birth safely to healthy babies. Her dream is to obtain a shop which will serve her customers whenever they are in need of anything.

Additional Information

About BRAC Uganda

This loan is administered by BRAC Uganda, a registered non-governmental organization (NGO) in Uganda that is also a part of the BRAC international network. BRAC Uganda attempts to address poverty through a holistic model, offering programs in education, health, water & sanitation, agriculture, and microfinance. BRAC Uganda’s microfinance program aims to provide the poor with easy, reliable, and efficient access to institutional financial services, and reaches over 150,000 families in Uganda. For more on BRAC Uganda, please see our partner page, and join our lending team, Friends of BRAC Uganda.

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

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 119
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,065.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Tweyambe Kadama Betty Group's $975 loan helped a member to acquire maternity supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 28, 2009
Aug 8, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2010