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Jamson
Jamson who is in his mid-30’s is married with 7 school-aged children, some of whom he adopted from his relatives who have passed away. He started a cycle transport business after he had to drop out of school for lack of school fees. He realized that a cycle transport business alone could not sustain him and his family so he decided to invest in coffee production. He has now started reaping big from his coffee farm and now wishes to invest more in his farm. Jamson is proud of educating his children and taking care of the entire family as he compares himself to his friends who finished their studies. His main challenge now is inadequate capital to buy organic manure to put in his newly planted coffee. He therefore wants to take this loan to buy manure for the coffee gardens.

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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
  • 149
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,282,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,556.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Jamson to buy manure for his coffee plantation.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 6, 2013
Listed
May 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 17, 2014