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Thomas is a 70-year-old married man living in Kamwenge, Uganda. For ten years he has been running a retail shop after retiring from active service. He started with 600,000 shillings as working capital, but now he has over 3,000,000 shillings as well as fixed assets such as a motorcycle and a house. His goals are educating his children, building a permanent house and diversifying his business to include a coffee plantation and livestock farm.

Thomas needs this loan to buy salt, sugar and sodas to resell.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 184
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,346,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,410.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Thomas buy salt, sugar and sodas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 27, 2011
Jan 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012