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Edward
Edward is a 43-year-old man who is married and has 6 children. Edward's children are ages 2, 7, 10, 12,14 and 16, and only the 2 year old does not yet go to school. Edward is a farmer who deals in cattle trading. He also grows food crops. He began farming as a way to support and develop his household.

He has asked for this loan to buy some more cows. His clients are villagers that have contact with the cattle traders. He hopes to develop his plot in the Kabasanda trading center. His major challenge has been paying school fees for his many children, but he hopes to overcome that soon with the help of a loan boost from Ugafode. The photograph shows (right to left) Edward with the Ugafode credit officer, who is tapping the cow.

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

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 429
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,369,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,580.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Edward to buy more cows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 5, 2013
Listed
Sep 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 17, 2014