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Viriasi lives in rural Lyantonde with his family. Farming is his main source of income and livelihood. He grows different food crops including cassava to eat as well as to sell. He needs a loan in order to pay for a piece of land that he will use for farming next to him so that he can increase his productivity and also his profits.

In the photograph Viriasi is pictured with the Ugafode credit officer.

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

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 201
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,373,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,505.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Viriasi to pay for a piece of land that he will use for farming.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 7, 2013
Dec 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015