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Mary is a twenty-nine-year-old married woman with four children living in Kasese, Uganda. She has been in the bar business for five years and the business has been very profitable so she has been able to construct a house. Her hardships are bottle breakages due to drunken customers, price fluctuation, and inflation. Her personal goals are educating her children and buying a car while her business goal is to diversify the business by buying land to grow crops. Mary intends to use the money to buy beer for sale.

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About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 126
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,817,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,475.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Mary to buy beer for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 17, 2012
Jun 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013