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Ruth, aged 48 years, is the mother of eight. She operates a bar from which she sustains the welfare of the four of her children she lives with. She lives in a rented house in Masindi, Uganda, which accommodates her family and the business.

Ruth has been in the bar business for ten years now. She says she started selling small quantities of alcohol but has seen her bar grow over the years with the help of the profits made and credit facilities from HOFOKAM.

Ruth will use the loan funds to pay tuition fees for her daughter, Jacinta, who is at college.

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This loan provides farmers and low-income entrepreneurs from underserved rural areas with access to financial services. By supporting this loan, you allow more farmers and rural entrepreneurs to access capital.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 122
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,830,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,139.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Ruth to pay tuition fees for her daughter.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 18, 2010
Mar 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2010