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David is a married man aged 42 years with five children. He grew up in a very humble family, which had no assets and even getting tuition to educate him was problematic. He opted to work in the neighbors’ banana (plantain) plantation to earn a living. Due to his hard work, he managed to save some money and bought a piece of land where he put a banana plantation. This enabled him to improve his status to the extent that he even managed to get a wife who is also hard working and developmental. His farming project has been growing until last year when it was affected by banana wilt and drought.

David is requesting a loan of 2,000,000 to buy organic manure and insecticides to apply into the plantation so as to enable him to continue supporting 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.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 184
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,346,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,640.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped David to buy organic manure and insecticides.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 7, 2013
Feb 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014