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Julius is a progressive coffee farmer and mainly grows Arabica coffee. The 35-year-old man is married with five children who are all of school-going age. Julius applied for a loan of 1,000,000 Ugx to buy coffee seedlings for his coffee plantation. He hopes to increase his acreage to over 6 acres and will be able to harvest over 700 kgs by the end of 2013.

Julius also plans to start a small business for his wife so as to increase his household income.

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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
  • 233
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,033,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,650.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Julius to buy coffee seedlings for his coffee 'shamba'.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 19, 2012
Nov 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 20, 2013