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Yokonia is a 45-year-old married man with ten children living in Kasese, Uganda. For eight years he has been selling shoes. He has been successful in this business and has managed to raise money to construct rental housing, although they are not yet complete and providing additional income. Yokonia started business in order to be rich and educate his children. His dream is to educate his children to university level and finish his rentals. However, his challenge is the prevailing price fluctuations that hinder his income expectations.

Yokonia needs a loan to buy shoes to sell this Christmas season.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 138
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,940,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,530.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Yokonia to buy shoes to sell this Christmas season.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 14, 2013
Nov 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014