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Christine is 28years old and a single mother. She has 1 child. She deals in agriculture as the main source of income and runs an agro input shop as another source of income. She started this business to help her minimize the expenses when buying the chemicals for the coffee plantation. Since she began this business, she has started harvesting 8 to 10 bags of coffee. She has requested for a loan of 3,000,000 UGX to help her add organic manure to her coffee plantation. This will improve the quality of her yields and increase sales.

he hopes to construct a permanent shelter for herself and child and to educate him. A challenge she sometimes faces is that thieves steal her coffee after she has invested in the crop.

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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
  • 174
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,013,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,515.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Christine to buy organic manure.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 10, 2014
May 17, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 26, 2015