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Ganyana Busabala Group, Kampala
In this Group: Ruth, Rebecca, Aisha, Pereva, Aisha, Suzan, Betty, Ruth, Fred
Ruth N. is 60 years old and is a very hard-working lady with a continuous drive to succeed. She is the mother of seven children, with several grandchildren to take care of. Ruth is from Busabala and has been a farmer for eight years, growing foodstuffs for sale as well as keeping animals and birds for milk and meat. She is quick to say that her past loans have enabled her to expand and excel in her business. She currently needs a loan to be able to buy fertilizers and more produce for resale since this season was not favorable for her.

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.

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About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 253
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,806,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,995.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Ganyana Busabala Group, Kampala's $2,125 loan helped a member buying fertilizers and more produce for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 4, 2010
Feb 12, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 20, 2010