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Gracias, a married man who lives in a semi-permanent home, is a coffee farmer. Gracias owns a very big shamba of coffee from which he earns money to educate his children. However, he has been contending with deteriorating yields in recent harvests due to soil exhaustion. Gracias has therefore requested this loan of Ugx.1,500,000 to buy manure for his plantation.

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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
  • 220
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,028,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,585.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Gracious to buy manure.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 17, 2013
Jun 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014