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Gorreti is a 42-year-old married woman living in Fort Portal, Uganda. She is a tea farmer and has been for over 20 years, having started this with her husband's help. Challenges she faces include customers not paying on time, price fluctuations, and seasonal weather. Her dream is to educate her children, build a permanent house, and hire employees to help expand her business. Gorreti needs this loan to harvest three acres of a tea plantation.

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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
  • 125
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,365.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,275 helped Goreeti to harvest three acres of a tea plantation.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 21, 2012
Feb 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013