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Kitwe_Twetungure Group
In this Group: Aston, Joseline, Eldard, Nuriyat*, Night, Kellen
* not pictured
For the last eight years, Aston has earned a living by selling food items such as maize flour, cooking oil, beans and bread to people who live in his town, Bushenyi, Uganda. He has overcome many hardships and challenges to keep his business going, and uses his income to support his wife and three children. His goal for the future is to expand his business. He is applying for a loan to buy more items to sell to his customers.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

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About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 119
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,567.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kitwe_Twetungure Group's $1,525 loan helped a member to buy more items to sell to his customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 30, 2011
Nov 30, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 2, 2012