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Hamis is 45 years old and a father of seven children aged 2-15 years. Being the only breadwinner of his family of 10 people, Hamis works hard to provide for them. He lives in a small village in Hoima District in western Uganda. He lives in his own house with his family, and his family goal is to educate his children.

Hamis is a produce dealer and has been in this trade for five years now; however, it has not been a smooth road for him because of the frequently fluctuating prices. He needs a loan to buy beans and maize for resale.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 147
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  • $32,003,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,388.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Hamis to purchase maize and beans for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 26, 2011
May 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 20, 2011