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Josephat is a 26-year-old married man with two children living in Kasese, Uganda. He has been selling shoes for five years. He started with 900,000 shillings and now has 2,500,000 shillings worth of stock. His hardships are inadequate capital to purchase enough variety to meet the different tastes of his customers, price fluctuations and inflation. His personal goals are educating his children and building a permanent home, while his business goals are expanding his business into new markets and moving his business to a more permanent location.

Josephat wants money to buy shoes to sell.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 226
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,044,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,485.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Josephat to buy shoes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 2, 2012
Sep 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 19, 2013