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Richard is a forty seven year old hardworking man. He is married with five children and lives in his own house in Fort Portal, Uganda. He has a desire to educate his children to attain bachelors degrees. For ten years he has been farming and with this business he has been able to buy land. However he is faced with a challenge of price fluctuations of his produce which limits his profits. Richard needs the loan to buy spraying chemicals for his tea plantation.

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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
  • 118
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,817,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,298.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Richard to buy chemicals to spray his tea plantation.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 22, 2010
Nov 27, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011