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Charles is a 58-year-old married man with eight children. He owns a house in Kasese, Uganda. Charles has been in the limestone business for 45 years, starting out by selling substandard limestone and now selling the fine one. His hardship is the difficulty of working in the rainy season. Charles' dream is to diversify into selling charcoal and firewood. Charles needs this loan to buy charcoal and firewood to resell.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 255
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  • $32,806,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,347.5
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Charles to buy charcoal and firewood to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 21, 2011
Feb 23, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012