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Wilson's Group
In this Group: Wilson, Agnes, Michael, Ivan, Alex, Moses, Vianey, Benald, Vincent, Annet, Alex, Prossy, Bahab
N. Wilson is a very hard-working man with a livestock business that he has owned for 5 years. He is 40 years of age and married with 6 children, the oldest being 12 years old while the youngest is 3 years old. He also helps to care for two dependents (one orphan and one of his remaining parents).

His business is located in Kigando II in Ibanda and right now, he is able to make a weekly profit of 40,000 shillings (about US $18). The secret to his success is his loyalty to his customers. He would like to expand his farm into a much bigger one with more animals and chickens. Wilson works hard to educate his children to a higher level so that they can provide for themselves in the future. He wants a loan to buy and fatten more cows for sale, as he keeps them for a while. His previous loan helped to increase the stock of cows in his farm and their quality by buying drugs for them.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

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About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 148
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,003,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,165.5
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Wilson's Group's $3,525 loan helped a member cows to be raised and sold.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 29, 2009
Apr 30, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2009