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Issa is a 57 year old male Ugandan, married to Cate with whom he has seven children aged 22, 20, 18, 15, 13, 11 and eight. Four of these attend school. He also looks after one elderly person.

Issa is a farmer growing bananas, cassava and sugarcane in Kahyoro-Muhorro, where his clients come from. He works 6 days a week and 13 hours a day. He also brews Waragi (a Local Brew) for additional income; he has been doing this since 2009.

Issa is seeking a loan facility of 1,000,000 UGX to buy machines to help him to cut sugarcane so he can brew alcohol from it as his dream is to prosper and grow his business into a big brewing business.

His challenge is seasonality of the business.

He is hard working and honest and extends his appreciation to the for providing these services to him.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of UGAFODE's program for clients who live in isolated rural areas with limited access to financial services. Uniquely, UGAFODE focuses its efforts on agricultural areas in Uganda that are over 50 km from their branches, providing loans to both groups and individual borrowers. The organization believes that the risk of offering services to remote clients is outweighed by the benefits to customers and their often underserved communities.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 192
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,346,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,583.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Issa to buy machines to help him harvest sugarcane.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 8, 2013
May 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014