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Siwatu is a fifty two year old hard working man living in Kasese Uganda. He has 4 children. His personal goal is to educate his children, to buy a car and to build a permanent house. He is involved in poultry farming after starting with little savings from the sales of bananas. He faces challenges of seasonal weather, high fuel and transportation costs and diseases. However, he has a vision of buying land to grow crops, expanding his business to new areas and hiring employees to help expand his business. Siwatu needs a loan to buy 500 more chicks and to buy feed.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 287
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,111,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,485.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Siwatu to buy 500 more chicks and buy feeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 10, 2012
Apr 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 16, 2012