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Addy is a male and is 46 years old. He is married with four children, all are in school.

He has a seed nursery and a primary school which helps orphans to access an education at subsidized rates. He started in 2010 with eight pupils, but now he has a population of 150 pupils. He works there every school day since he also assists in teaching.

He is borrowing money to finish some semi-permanent structures at the school to reduce the risk of studying under the tree shade. This will help him meet the students' education needs since the government primary schools are far a distance of over 20 kilometers.

Addy’s clients are the children from his neighboring community.

He says that in the future he wants to develop the school from where it is now, up to seven classes so that he can transform his society through education. Also if he gets those to buy books for the pupils since its one of his major challenges because they are expensive.

His major challenge is that he lacks funds to pay teachers who keep going away and this disrupts studying.

He is an honest and hardworking person who, if given support, can transform his society.

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More information about this loan

This loan is part of UGAFODE”s Micro Mortgage Loan program.  Many of these clients are currently renting and these loans allow them to own their home and provide for their families. This may be their first home, or renovation to homes not fit for habitation.  By building and renovating, borrowers who utilize these loans have improved health and safety through a stronger structure and better protection from the elements.  UGAFODE offers these loans to cover essential costs like labour and material so borrowers can provide adequate shelter and sanitation facilities for their families.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 148
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,988,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,620.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Addy to finish an incomplete school building.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 15, 2012
Nov 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 20, 2013