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Lydia is 26 years old and has been selling bananas at the market for three years. She purchases them directly from the farmers and sells them to locals. Lydia works alone at the market while caring for her two-week old baby. Her two other children attend primary school.

Lydia is not married and she, along with her three children, live with her sister and her husband and their two children.

She dreams of making enough money to enable her to start a grocery store.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 134
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  • $33,805,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,708.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Lydia lydia is looking for a loan to purchase more bananas to sell at her stall at the local market.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 17, 2008
Apr 3, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2008