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Faisal is aged 30, married and a resident of Kyengera, a city suburb. Faisal has three children, aged 7, 4 and 2 years. He, however, also looks after one of his brother’s children, since his brother has no capacity for looking after the child.

Faisal is a boda boda (motorcycle) cyclist in Kampala city center, and this is how he has managed to cater to his family. Faisal wakes up at 6:00 a.m. every day to start his daily routine. In addition, he also keeps poultry, which increases his income; hence, enabling him to cater to his family.

Faisal approached Ugafode Microfinance for a loan to purchase feed for his poultry.

Faisal is humble, social and cooperative according to his neighbours and workmates.

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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.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 199
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,415,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,523.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Faisal to purchase poultry feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 7, 2014
Apr 18, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 25, 2015