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Annet is a married woman. She has 6 children in school. She started the business in 2005 and operates in a busy trading center many miles away from Lyantonde town. Annet wants the loan to buy sodas and other household items, such as sugar and soap, among others, for her retail shop. She also charges phones using the generator at her shop because the area has no hydroelectric power.

With the loan, she will able to meet the needs of her customers. Her main challenge is stiff competition from other retailers and the cold weather which affects the demand for sodas. Annet is a very shrewd woman. Annet wishes to spread her business to the neighbouring villages if she gets enough funds, so that she can save enough money to send her children to secondary school.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 120
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  • $33,608,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,480.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Annet to buy stock for her retail shop (soda, soap, sugar etc).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 17, 2012
Aug 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013