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James is a banana farmer from Rubindi, in Mbarara district. He is married with 8 children aged 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 14; seven of them are in school. He also takes care of 6 dependents, the orphans of his late brother who died of AIDS; all of them are in school. He is a serious farmer and his family entirely depends on income from his banana sales to survive. He wants a loan of 1,500,000 UGX to buy fertilizer and manure to increase his production and create income for the survival of his family.

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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.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 147
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  • $32,003,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,686.4
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped James to buy organic fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 14, 2012
Dec 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 20, 2014