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John is a 39-year-old man who is married to a teacher. Together, they have eight children, all of school-going age. As most Ugandans think nowadays, he dreams of seeing all his children fully educated for a brighter future.

John lives in Bundibugyo, Uganda, where he operates a cocoa business by purchasing cocoa and reselling it at a profit. He has been in this business for five years. He faces transport constraints when doing his business activities. He says that, before, he operated a retail shop.

The purpose of the loan is to purchase more cocoa to resell at a profit.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 262
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  • $32,806,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,200.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped John to purchase more coca to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 28, 2010
Aug 6, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011