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Bere is a forty-three-year-old widow with six children living is Kasese, Uganda. She has been selling salted fish for twelve years. Her major challenge is lack of appropriate preservation methods leading to losses. Her dreams are educating her children to attain diplomas as minimum qualifications and buying a refrigerator. Bere intends to use the loan to buy sodas, maize flour and fish to sell.

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About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 123
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,830,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,585.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Bere to pay for sodas, maize flour and fish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 18, 2012
Nov 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013