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Catherine is 40 years old, married, with two children, both going to school, living in Kasese, Uganda. She sells second-hand clothes and has been in that business since 1996. She sells cocoa as additional income. She began the business to be self-employed and look after her children. She dreams of expanding her business and buying a vehicle to ease her transport and add to her income. However, she is faced with a challenge of competition and high transport costs. Catherine intends to use the loan to buy second-hand 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
  • 153
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,625,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,598.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Catherine to buy second-hand clothes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 20, 2014
Jul 5, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 19, 2015