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Semu is a 33-year-old married male with two children; one attends school. He has been a teacher by professional for nine years, and likes his profession.

Semu wants money to buy materials like sand and cement to build his family house, as he hopes to improve their standard of living.

He says long distance is a challenge.

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About Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 146
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,003,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,528.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
Paying Back - Currency Exchange Loss

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $400 helped Semu to buy materials like sand and cement to build his family house.
45% repaid
Repayment Term
32 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 17, 2014
May 28, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: