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Jovia is a 35 year old a widow with 3 children, ages 14-10 years old, living in Hioma Uganda. She has no dependents and she is the soul bread winner. She lives in her own home with her children and her family goal is to educate her children. For 15 years she has been owning a bar business, she started it with a limited capital of 100,000 shillings but now her business has grown to 2,000,000 shillings. She dreams of owning a big bar despite challenges of limited funds. Jovia needs the money to buy soft drinks and beer to sell.

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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
  • 119
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,388.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Jovia to purchase water, soda, and beer to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 25, 2011
May 30, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 26, 2012