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Constance is a 45-year-old married woman living in the town of Masindi, Uganda.Twenty years ago she decided to set up a retail shop in order to meet the day-to-day expenses of her family. With the profits earned she has been able to pay school fees for her children and buy land for farming. She has also managed to set up rental houses where she earns a monthly rent from four tenants. Her greatest business challenges are customers not paying on time and inadequate capital, while her dream is to own a wholesale shop.

Constance intends to use the loan to buy general merchandise such as soap and sugar 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
  • 117
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,667.7
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Constance to buy general merchandise such as soap and sugar to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 18, 2013
Feb 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 22, 2013