Fighting for a better future? We need your help.

Creating a more equitable world takes a lot of time and energy, but at Kiva we’re in it for the long haul. 100% of money lent on Kiva goes to funding loans. That means we rely on donations from people like you to make this work possible.
Your donation of any size makes a difference. Thanks for investing in a better future,
Premal Shah, President & Co-Founder, Kiva
  • $25
  • $35
  • $50
  • Submit
  • Other

A loan of $950 helped to a retail shop that sells general merchandize such as soap and sugar.


Abia's story

Abia is a 22-year-old single woman living in Kamwenge, Uganda. She is a police constable and has been in service for two years. Her desire for peace and order inspired her to join the profession. Low salary and long working hours are her major challenges while her desire is to start up a business such as a retail shop that sells general merchandize..

Abia is requesting for a loan to a retail shop that sells general merchandize such as soap and sugar.



Loan details


Lenders and lending teams



Loan details