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Joy
Joy is a 23-year-old single mother living in Masindi, Uganda. When she became pregnant her parents decided not to pay her school fees and she had to venture into business to support her child. She got the initial capital from a financial institution and the business is very profitable despite challenges of price fluctuation and inadequate capital to meet the high demand.

She has dreams of building a house, educating her child and owning a wholesale shop. Joy is requesting a loan to buy general merchandise such as matchboxes and paraffin to sell.

Additional Information

Important Information

This loan provides farmers and low-income entrepreneurs from underserved rural areas with access to financial services. By supporting this loan, you allow more farmers and rural entrepreneurs to access capital.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 120
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,830,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,597.7
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Joy to buy general merchandise such as matchboxes and paraffin to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 8, 2012
Listed
Nov 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 17, 2015