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Esau
Esau, age 43, is married with 6 children, ages 18, 15, 12, 9, 6 and 3. Only three attend school. Esau also stays with 2 orphans.

Esau is in agriculture and he sells tomatoes which he grows himself. He started doing this business in 1993 in order to earn income to support his household and meet their basic needs. He has approached Ugafode for a loan of 500,000 UGX to purchase pesticides to spray his tomatoes since it is his main source of income.

Esau describes himself as hardworking and honest. His main challenges include seasonality and weather, which affects his business. Esau is also challenged by the perishability of his products. He dreams of educating all his children and building a good house.

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
  • 227
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,081,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,515.2
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Esau to purchase pesticides.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 12, 2013
Listed
Nov 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 17, 2014