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Nyakaina Women Group
In this Group: Joseph, Gevine, Maimuna , Makacha, Asanasio, Bibian, Harriet, Faith, Jazzila, Scovia, Wilson
Joseph is a 38-year-old married man with four children living in Kasese, Uganda. He has been in the retail business for 14 years, alongside earning a salary and farming to boost his income. Joseph started his business to sustain himself and hopes to build a commercial house. However, debtors and price fluctuations are his challenges.

Joseph is requesting a loan to buy soap and sugar to sell. He is a member of the above-mentioned group, where each member guarantees the others in accessing a loan.

Additional Information

Important Information

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 125
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,830,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,571.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Nyakaina Women Group's $1,100 loan helped a member to buy soap and sugar to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 10, 2013
Aug 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014