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Maureen is a 28-year-old married woman with three children. She lives in Masindi, Uganda. Maureen operates a beauty salon and has been able to buy land and pay school fees for her children with the income she has earned. She does not have adequate capital to purchase modern equipment to attract more customers.

Maureen is requesting a loan to buy synthetic hair and cosmetics for her salon. In the future, her dream is to modernize her salon and diversify her business to include farming.

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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
  • 119
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,692.1
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Maureen to buy synthetic hair and cosmetics for her salon.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 7, 2012
Nov 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 26, 2013