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Margret is a 37-year-old hardworking married woman with 6 children living in Kyenjojo, Uganda. She operates a retail shop for shoes. Her business is located along a busy street in her town and she started this business to help her support her children with school fees and other requirements. She has a bigger market despite challenges of a small capital base and price fluctuations. Her personal dream is to build a permanent house and also diversify her business to include first-hand clothes. Margret intends to use the loan to buy children and adult footwear 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.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 123
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,830,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,680.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Margret buy shoes to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 17, 2012
Jan 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014