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Hawa is a 40-year-old married woman. She hails from Kakoba in the Mbarara municipality. She resigned from her teaching job after her employer failed to pay her for a period of six months. After resigning, she started poultry farming with the little savings she had. This project has enabled her earn a living for her family. This project is important for the family since her husband is unemployed. She is requesting a loan of 3,000,000 Uganda shillings to expand her poultry house. She would like to increase the number of birds that she rears so as to increase her productivity and hence the family income.

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This loan is part of UGAFODE”s Micro Mortgage Loan program.  Many of these clients are currently renting and these loans allow them to own their home and provide for their families. This may be their first home, or renovation to homes not fit for habitation.  By building and renovating, borrowers who utilize these loans have improved health and safety through a stronger structure and better protection from the elements.  UGAFODE offers these loans to cover essential costs like labour and material so borrowers can provide adequate shelter and sanitation facilities for their families.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 186
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,667,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,677.4
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Hawa to construct a bigger poultry house .
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 16, 2013
Jan 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014