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Noah is a 32-year-old married man with two children living in Masindi, Uganda. He has been a policeman for five years. Peace and harmony are virtues he respects. He feels that the best way to experience them is to be in a position to provide peace and harmony to others and that is why he joined the police force. With his income he has been able to pay the school fees for his children and to buy land despite the challenges of a low salary and price fluctuation. Noah intends to use the loan to renovate his house.

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About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 175
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,013,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,597.7
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Noah to renovate his house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
31 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 8, 2012
Nov 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2015