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Joyce is a 38-year-old, married woman, who has five children. She lives in Kasese, Uganda. She has been a teacher for fifteen years. She was inspired to join this profession by her desire to nurture young people. She says that the low salary she earns cannot support her growing family. Her plan is to buy land and venture into agriculture.

Being the responsible mother that she is, she dreams of educating her children to attain degrees, as a minimum qualification. Joyce intends to use the loan facility to buy land for 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
  • 121
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,830,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,681.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Joyce to buy land for farming.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 15, 2013
Jan 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2015