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Alex is a young man living in Bundibugyo, Uganda. At 29 years of age, he is married to a peasant wife and together they have four children aged 8, 6, 5, and 2 years. He is the breadwinner for his family of six people. They live in a semi-permanent house Alex constructed with the income from his hard work. He dreams of one day constructing a permanent house.

Alex operates a retail shop and has been in business for two years, now having begun selling Coca Cola only. He also has future plans of seeing his shop become a wholesale business for bigger opportunities. Alex intends to use the loan funds to purchase sugar, jelly, soap and other domestic items to sell in his shop.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 263
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,806,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,255.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Alex purchasing sugar, jelly, soap for selling in his shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 10, 2010
Jun 24, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011