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Buliisa Kwegata, Mubende Group
In this Group: Sennyonga, Enid, Aloysius, Mashereka, Nyombi, Florence, Imelda, Teopista, Prossy, Justine*, Christopher, Moses, Tembo *
* not pictured
Sennyonga J., aged 36, is a peasant farmer who grows food crops such as beans and maize to sell to produce and grocery dealers. He is very hardworking and his ambition is to own a big agricultural farm in his home area of Buliisa, Mubende.

J. has developed a strong attribute of determination that, along with his strong, hardworking attitude, has played into his hands, giving his ten-year enterprise a dependable niche. With monthly profits to the tune of 200,000 UGX, J. believes that the sky is the limit for what he intends to achieve. With this loan, he hopes to purchase fertilizers to improve his farm as well as pesticides as pests have affected crops hence reducing yields. This will improve his yields and sales revenue and enable him to live a more satisfying life.

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
  • 180
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,667,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,248.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Buliisa Kwegata, Mubende Group's $1,650 loan helped a member to purchase pesticides and fertilizers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 21, 2010
Jul 24, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2010