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Zula is a single mother hailing from Katete in Mbarara municipality. She dropped out of school after getting pregnant at a very early age. After that incident, she lost support from her parents and unfortunately she didn’t know the father of her child. She later got a donation from her aunt and started a retail business in a nearby market to provide for her survival as well as the well-being of her child. She sells general items like tomatoes, onions, salt, and soap among others things because such a business is sustainable and there is also demand for the items from many people. She is requesting a loan of UGX 1,500,000 to increase her working capital by buying additional items to sell. She is a resilient and determined person. She also thanks Kiva lenders for choosing to partner with her.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 127
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,590.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Zula to buy general merchandise needed to stock the shelves of her general store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 6, 2013
Apr 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 20, 2013