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Lucy is a forty year old married woman with five children and she owns a house in Kasese, Uganda. She has been renting out gowns, traditional wear, and decorations for six years. She started with 3,000,000 Uganda shillings (UGX) and now has 9,000,000 UGX as her working capital. Her hardship is that some clients are negligent with the gowns and in the process they are destroyed. Her vision is being able to handle big events, plus educating her children. Lucy needs this loan to buy decorations and gowns for renting.

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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
  • 126
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,875.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Lucy to buy decorations and gowns for renting.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 13, 2011
Oct 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012