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James is a 27-year-old married man with 1 child. He is a farmer, and deals in coffee-growing. He started the business in 2007.

James can produce 700 kilograms of coffee every season. Through the income earned from coffee sales, he has managed to buy a piece of land for coffee-growing, and has been able to support his family with the basic necessities.

He wants a loan of 1,000,000 shillings to buy organic fertilizer for his coffee, which will enable him realize high returns due to increased yield.

His dream is to be the leading producer of coffee in his region. His challenge is poor transportation of coffee from the field to the market. He is a honest and hardworking man.

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More information about this loan

This loan is part of UGAFODE's green loan program, giving Ugandan farmers the support they need to grow and process organic fruits and vegetables. Funds will be used to obtain critical resources like processing equipment, mulch and organic seedlings to reduce waste water contamination and improve consumer health. The green loan program also helps clients combat regional problems like deforestation and over-fishing.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 293
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,075,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,531.3
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped James to buy fertilizer for his coffee plantation.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 14, 2012
Oct 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013