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Verekano
Verekano, a married father of six children who lives in his own house in Hoima, Uganda, has been fishing for 10 years, a livelihood that has enabled him to provide the basics for his family. Now requesting a loan to purchase a boat, he faces the challenge of fish depletion due to government negligence in enforcing its fishing policy. Verekano's dream is to acquire a fishing tender at the shore and buy two more boats.

About Uganda

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 305
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,633,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,875.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Verekano to buy a boat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 21, 2011
Listed
Sep 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 15, 2012