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Mary is a thirty-two-year-old widow with four children and she owns a house in Kasese, Uganda. She has been dealing in dried fish for eight years and with the profits she has been able to pay school fees for her children. Her hardship is theft due to poor storage facilities and her vision is to have a big depot and educate all her children. Mary wants the loan to buy fish for resale.

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About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 123
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,830,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,370.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Mary to buy fish for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 20, 2011
Apr 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 23, 2011