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James is 40 years old married with twelve children. From farming, he accumulated savings which he used to start up his barber shop. He lives in Kyenjojo, Uganda, where he owns a house in which he lives with his family. He dreams of educating his children.

James wants a loan to buy hairdryers and lotion in order to expand his salon from men only to unisex. This will enable him to serve both male and female clients and, in the process, increase his sales. However, his business is affected by the high cost of fuel.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 291
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,075,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,209.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped James to buy hairdryers and lotion.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 21, 2010
Aug 17, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 24, 2011