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Paul is 52 years old with four children living in Hoima, Uganda. He is the soul breadwinner for his family. He is a hard working father and his family's welfare comes first in everything he does. He is a crop farmer and he has been growing bananas for a period of 10 years. Now he wants to add other crops like beans and maize to supplement his income.

Paul faces the challenges of high transportation costs and inadequate capital. His family goal is to educate his children up to the university level and to buy a car to improve his travel to market places. Paul also wishes to diversify his business and buy land for crop farming. He intends to use the loan to pay for labor and buy seeds for his garden.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 193
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,346,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,526.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Paul to pay for labor and buy seeds for his garden.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 4, 2012
Oct 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 19, 2013