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Peter lives in Masindi and sells general merchandise to the people living in his area. He also has a motorcycle transport business to supplement his income. He ventured into the retail business to support his needs and especially to educate his children. Peter hopes to improve his business and educate his children since he himself didn't attain education due to lack of school fees. However, he faces a challenge of competition and price fluctuations just like other traders dealing in retail.
Peter needs a loan to sugar, posho and cooking oil for selling.


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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
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  • $32,028,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,598.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Peter to buy sugar, posho (cornmeal staple) and cooking oil for selling.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 23, 2014
Jul 3, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2015