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Magret is a forty-year-old married woman living in Fort Portal, Uganda. After realizing that her husband alone could not support the family needs she decided to start a business dealing in secondhand shoes and has since reaped tangible benefits. She is so hardworking that she operates the business ten hours per day and she got startup capital from her husband. With the income earned she has been able to pay school fees for her children and also help her husband to build their residential house. Like all good mothers she dreams of educating her children up to the University and her business desire is to expand to new market areas despite challenges of high competition and inadequate capital. Magret is requesting a loan to buy shoes to sell.

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About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 94
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,590,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,560.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Magret to buy shoes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2012
Oct 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 16, 2013