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Hard-working, dependable and die-hard agriculturalist, K. Wilson, aged 56 years, has been maintaining a banana plantation and coffee plantation for more than 20 years in his home area of Nombe, Ntungamo. This earns him 320,000 Ugandan shillings per month from banana sales, although not enough to sustain his family of seven children as some are still students attending different institutions of learning.

Wilson has persevered to keep the enterprise growing. His aim for taking up this loan is to enable him buy mulch and manure for his plantations as he seeks to expand by transporting his products to bigger markets. This will help him to increase productivity and also earn more revenue and be able to live a more sustaining life.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
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  • $32,806,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,251.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Wilson to purchase mulch and manure for his plantations.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 18, 2010
Sep 12, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 16, 2011