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Betty is a 50-year-old widow with three children aged 27, 22, and 6 years old. She has three dependents and lives in her own house. Her family goal is to have wealthy and educated children. Her address is Masindi, Uganda.

She has a retail shop and has been in the business for nine years. She started with only a little capital which has now grown but says she faces a challenge of high electricity and water bills. She intends to use the loan to purchase sugar, soap, cooking oil, bread, rice for reselling in her shop.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 254
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,806,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,245.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Betty purchase of sugar, soap, cooking oil, bread, rice for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 23, 2010
Oct 12, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011