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Rugando Farmers And Traders Group A
In this Group: Zepher, Dennis, David, James, Benon, Noredah, Caleb, Adiel, Milton, Moses, Jovlet, Erasto, Ireen, Hope, Norah, Grace, Zeldah, Erinah, Siel
M. Zepher is the leader of the Rugando Farmers and Traders Association. He is 38 years old and is married. He has 6 children, all are over 6 years old and are in school. He is involved in the farming of bananas, maize, millet and beans. Some of these crops he grows from his home in Nyamirambi, and sells to the local community as well as to the people at the market. He is able to make 200,000 in monthly profit. Zepher is also involved in goat raising. He needs a loan to be able to expand and improve his farming activities. He was inspired 7 years ago by the ready market for the produce and goats that he sells.

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
  • 83
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,562,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,298.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Rugando Farmers And Traders Group A's $3,300 loan helped a member to buy fertilizers for plantations.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 23, 2010
Jan 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 4, 2012