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James
James is a 47-year-old married man with seven children. Five of his children attend school. James is hardworking, creative, and self-motivated. He comes from a rural area in Kashenyi, Kamusenene.

James grows coffee and raises cattle. His dream is to improve his cattle farm, add more cows, buy manure for his gardens, and improve his household structures.

James wants a loan of ugx.1,000,000 to clear the farmland to help improve his cattle rearing business and also to hire laborers to weed his coffee plantation. Currently, his main challenges are an inadequate place to graze his cows and price fluctuations that affect his business.

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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.

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About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 289
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,090,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,545.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped James to hire labor to clear the farmland and weed the coffee plantation.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 16, 2013
Listed
Oct 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 17, 2014