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George, 38 years old, is a married man with three children. They live in his own semi-permanent house in Fort Portal, Uganda, with a family goal of building a permanent residence.

George is into growing tea and he hires land to do so. He started as one of the workers on an estate but later decided to become an outgrower. [Synonymous with contract farming, the outgrower system provides for private and public firms to purchase the harvests of individual farmers.]

George is requesting a loan to hire land for growing tea.

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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
  • 82
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,534,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,357.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped George to rent land for growing tea.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 20, 2011
Jan 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011