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Irene is a 26 year old, married woman living in Kasese, Uganda. She has been teaching for three years, and was inspired into service by her parents who are both teachers. She is currently living in a rented house and her desire is to construct her own house. Her low salary coupled with price fluctuations pose a great challenge to her. Her dreams are to upgrade her studies and become a school principal. Irene intends to use the loan to buy construction materials, such as cement and bricks.

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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
  • 120
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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 $1,050 helped Irene to buy construction materials, such as cement and bricks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
39 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 16, 2013
Jan 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014