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Kasaija is a resident of Bbutoa, a suburb of Kampala. He is married with four children, for whom he pays school fees.

Kasaija deals in the business of collecting empty plastics. He started the business in 2008. In addition to that, he has a transport business that earns him additional income.

Kasaija wants a loan of UGX 3,000,000 to purchase more stock of the recyclable materials for his business, especially the big plastics, so as to earn more income and put up more developments. He thinks collecting plastics helps to clean the town and also protects the environment.

His major customers include all householders, for water collection, and various companies. However, he faces a challenge of inadequate capital, competition, and some changes in demand for goods.

Kasaija has the potential and capacity for working if he gets enough capital because is such a hardworking man.

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This loan is part of UGAFODE's green loan program, giving Ugandan farmers the support they need to grow and process organic fruits and vegetables. Funds will be used to obtain critical resources like processing equipment, mulch and organic seedlings to reduce waste water contamination and improve consumer health. The green loan program also helps clients combat regional problems like deforestation and over-fishing.


About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 207
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,430,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,470.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Kasaija to buy recyclable materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 21, 2014
Jan 25, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2015