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Edward is 25 years old, married, the father of one child and the owner of a house in Kasese, Uganda. For the last four years, he has earned a living by running a retail shop which he spent 300,000 shillings to open but which is now worth more than 4,000,000 shillings. His main challenge is customers who fail to pay their bills, but he is determined to expand his shop into a wholesale operation and earn enough money to provide his child with a good education.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 141
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  • $31,940,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,600.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Edward to buy soap, sugar and sodas to sell to his customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 22, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 16, 2012