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Yusuf
Yusuf is a permanent resident of rural Sanga in the Kiruhura district; he is married, with seven children and two dependants from his late sister. He grew up with only his mother, as his father died when he was young.

Because of the need to survive and to support his mother, he started banana farming on a small scale on the land he got from his grandfather. This banana plantation was used as a source of food for the family, and income for their survival. This business has grown, giving him an opportunity to start a small nursery school in a nearby trading centre to support his family and to fill the need for education in his community.

He has managed to construct a three room classroom, which he has failed to complete and that is why he is requesting a loan of UGX 5,000,000 to complete the classrooms.

In the photo is Yusuf with his wife.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of UGAFODE”s Micro Mortgage Loan program.  Many of these clients are currently renting and these loans allow them to own their home and provide for their families. This may be their first home, or renovation to homes not fit for habitation.  By building and renovating, borrowers who utilize these loans have improved health and safety through a stronger structure and better protection from the elements.  UGAFODE offers these loans to cover essential costs like labour and material so borrowers can provide adequate shelter and sanitation facilities for their families.

About Uganda

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 338
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,751,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,574.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,950 helped Yusuf to buy building materials to complete a small nursery school.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 20, 2013
Listed
Sep 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 20, 2014