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J. Mukasa is 47 years old and married with three children aged twelve, eight and four years. He is from Rukungiri. He has a farm in Mabungo where he has grown bananas for years to sell in Mabungo’s trade center. He is also a spiritual leader and the pastor of one of the churches in Mabungo.

J. attributes his weekly income of 100,000 UGX plus the allowance he gets as a pastor to hard work and friendliness. He is also involved in the sale of coffee and other kinds of produce depending on the season. J. needs a loan to be able to buy more matooke, a medium-sized green banana used in making one of Uganda’s national dishes, for resale.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 201
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,741,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,305.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Mukasa to buy more matooke for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 11, 2011
Feb 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 10, 2012