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Tukundane Group
In this Group: Evelyn, Jackline, Enoth, Kellen, Evas, Andereya , Judith
Evelyn, a repeat client of Tukundane Group, is in her third cycle. She is married with six children, all are going to school. In addition, she cares for two dependents who are relatives. She takes care of all their needs.

Evelyn is taking the loan to buy plantains for sale to her clients. Since it's the festive season, there will be many customers buying plantains for the season which will increase her sales and income.

With the income, Evelyn will get money to buy some new clothes for her children. She will also save some money to pay school fees for the children's next academic year.

Evelyn's main challenges are price fluctuations and stiff competition in the market since she trades in an area where plantain-growing is a major economic activity. She is excited that she will make a big profit this season and thanks UGAFODE Microfinance Limited for partnering with her and coming to her aid in such a period when she needs money the most. Evelyn is very hard-working.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

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About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 118
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,699.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Tukundane Group's $2,300 loan helped a member to buy plantains for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 8, 2012
Dec 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014