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John is 29 years old and married with 4 children, aged 9 to 3 years old, living in a permanent residential house in Karuguuza, Uganda. For 3 years, John has been operating a retail shop business, and from it he has been able to buy land. He faces the challenge of the high rate of inflation, but he hopes to expand his business to a wholesale status. John intends to use the loan to buy sugar, kerosene and soap for resale.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 292
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,090,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,590.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped John to buy sugar, kerosene and soap for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 19, 2011
Jul 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012