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Kevina is 43 years old and a single mother of five children living in Hioma, Uganda. She longs to educate her children up to university.

She has a retail shop and has been running it for 15 years. Through her business, she has been able to build a house and pay school fees for her children. She is proud of the way business is moving.

She faces a challenge of impassable roads to market places and in the future she hopes to diversify her business and sell fresh foods.

Kevina needs the loan to buy salt, beans and cooking oil for resale.

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Important Information

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
  • 140
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,609,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,350.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Kevina to purchase salt, beans and cooking oil for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 12, 2011
Apr 15, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 23, 2011