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Betty is a 46-year-old widowed woman with five children living in Kamwenge, Uganda.

She earns a living by dealing in second-hand clothes. Her clients are the people around the railway station. She also does farming.

She hopes to build a permanent house for residence and and educate her children to attain degrees as minimum qualification.

The seasonal nature of the business poses a challenge to her cash flows, but her dream is to diversify the business to include shoes and office wear.

Betty intends to use the loan to buy clothes 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
  • 125
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,556.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Betty to buy clothes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 26, 2013
May 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 26, 2013