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Twejeko Obwavu Group-Jinja
In this Group: Harriet, Grace, Christine, Damalie, Teo, Grace, Jane, Talima*, Anitah, Matilda, Omaido*, Sylivia, Dafarano
* not pictured
T. Harriet of Twejeko Obwavu group-Jinja is a 46-year-old mother of six. Her poultry business has been in existence for the last four years in Nizam-Jinja. This business was started with savings from her stationery shop, which she still owns. Profits from these two businesses come in handy in enabling her to provide basic home needs for her family. By her own account, $18 is approximately what she makes in a week. With her portion of this loan she wants to buy broiler and layer chickens.

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

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 82
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,571,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,240.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Twejeko Obwavu Group-Jinja's $4,600 loan helped a member the purchase of broiler and layer chickens.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 23, 2010
Oct 2, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011