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Peter is a 49-year-old man, married, with seven children, living in Fort Portal, Uganda. He lives with his family in a semi permanent home and his dream is to educate his children and improve the well-being of his family. Peter has had a tailoring business for the last 30 years. This has enabled him to farm which has helped him get enough capital to start up a side business. He has the challenge of clients failing to pay on time, though it has not stopped him from improving his business and the trade in general by training more tailors. Peter needs this loan to buy chicks for a poultry project and also to pay school fees for his children.

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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.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 131
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,255.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Peter to buy chicks for a poultry project and also pay school fees for his children.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 28, 2010
Oct 16, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011