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Elizabeth is a forty-year-old single mother of four shool-going children. She lives in her own house in Fort Portal, Uganda. The responsbility of looking after the family rests solely on her. She lives in a semi-permanent house with her children. Her desire is to build a permanent house and educate her children.

Elizabeth has been tailoring for fourteen years. She is happy with her skill and with it she has been able to pay school fees for her children by tailoring school uniforms for various institutions. Her challenge is having limited capital to meet the increasing demand. Her desire is to own a school. Elizabeth needs this loan to buy uniform materials for sewing.

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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
  • 82
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,571,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,385.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Elizabeth to buy sewing materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 20, 2011
May 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 20, 2011