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Kyakimwa is a fifty-year-old married woman with nine children, living in Kasese, Uganda. She has been in the bar business for four years. Her business hardships include price fluctuations and inflation, customers not paying on time, inadequate capital to purchase enough stock to meet the high demand, and high taxes. Her goals for her business are to hire employees to help grow the business and to expand the business into new markets. Her personal goals are to educate her children and build a permanent home. Kyakimwa has requested a loan in order to buy beer, sodas, and spirits to sell.

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About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 118
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,500.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Kyakimwa to buy beer, sodas, and spirits for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 16, 2012
Apr 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013