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Godfrey
Godfrey is a 45 year old man and his primary source of income is the coffee trade. His shamba (small farm or plot of land) sits on over 5 acres. He has requested a loan of 1,000,000 Ugandan shillings to purchase manure for his coffee shamba. His yields had dropped and he was advised to apply manure and fertilizers to the land in his plantation. Godfrey hopes to buy more coffee trees from the neighbors for next season's coffee harvest. He also plans to plant eucalyptus trees on an additional 2 acre piece of land.

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More information about this loan

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

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 144
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,307,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,680.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Godfrey to purchase manure and fertilizer for his coffee shamba (small farm or plot of land).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 14, 2013
Listed
Jan 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 17, 2013