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Rapheal is a 41-year-old man who is married with five children aged from 2 to 17 years. He looks after his aged mother and his wife runs a small business of her own. He lives with his family in his own home in Hoima, Uganda.

Rapheal wishes in future to have a family that is self-reliant without loans. He is currently into a timber business and has been in it for ten years. He has a certificate in carpentry and joinery. He at first was working with the diocese and then saved to start his own business.

Rapheal faces the hardship of creditors who end up defaulting on payment. He wants his business in future to be a full carpentry shop with machines. He wants a loan to purchase timber for his carpentry business.

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This loan provides farmers and low-income entrepreneurs from underserved rural areas with access to financial services. By supporting this loan, you allow more farmers and rural entrepreneurs to access capital.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 122
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,819,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,209.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Rapheal to purchase wood for his carpentry business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 10, 2010
Aug 17, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 24, 2011