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Dickson is from Kyabashenyi in the Ntungamo District. He is married and has 5 children. They are 13, 10, 8, 6 and 4 years old. Four of them go to school. In addition to his family, Dickson has to take care of his mother who lives nearby. He is a coffee and banana farmer.

His challenge has been the extra cost of transport, because he has been hiring a motorcycle to transport his coffee to the buyers. He has now applied for a loan of 2,000,000 UGX to buy a motorcycle to assist in the business. In the photograph are Dickson and his wife.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 233
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,032,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,589.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Dickson to buy a motorcycle to help him transport his produce.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 20, 2013
Jul 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014