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After getting start-up capital from her parents, Miirima opened a general merchandise shop, which she has operated for six years. She faces challenges such as price fluctuation and inadequate capital to meet the high demand for her products.

Miirima dreams of educating her children and expanding her business to new markets. She needs this loan to buy cosmetics, sugar, and salt for sale.

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Important Information

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
  • 82
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,571,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,475.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Miirima to buy cosmetics, sugar, and salt for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 20, 2012
Mar 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 18, 2013