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Robert is married and lives with 5 dependents, two for whom he took over guardianship after the demise of their parents. He started as a small farmer and cattle keeper, but later, after attending several trainings from NAADs, he realized that relying on subsistence farming would not allow him to achieve his goal.

He sold his local breed cattle and bought hybrid cows that yield more milk and at the same time can be kept on a small piece of land. With the help of NAADs he has received free coffee seedlings and now wants to buy manure.

However, his capital is not enough to invest in a coffee plantation and at the same time support his cattle business. Therefore, he applied for a loan of UGX 2,000,000 from UGAFODE to help him buy organic manure to improve the coffee yields.

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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
  • 205
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,028,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,574.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Robert to buy organic manure.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 11, 2013
Apr 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014