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Gladys is a 36-year-old married woman with two children. She lives in Fort Portal, Uganda. Gladys has been running a produce business to earn additional income and supplement her work as a small scale farmer for five years. She wishes to construct a permanent house as she is currently living under a mud wattled house. Gladys also wants to educate her children so that they can, at a minimum, attain degrees. She supplies schools on credit and faces hardships due to their delayed payments. Her goal is to own a food store that can sustainably supply her customers year-round. Gladys intends to use the loan to buy maize, beans, and groundnuts to sell.

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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.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 82
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,571,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,670.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Gladys to buy maize, beans, and groundnuts to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 13, 2012
Dec 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2013