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Paul, a 50-year-old married man with eight children, lives in his own house in Kasese, Uganda. A farmer for the last 20 years, he started by growing mangoes and later expanded to bananas and oranges. His hardships include climatic changes and high costs for pesticides, labour and transport. Paul's vision is to have a well-established crop farm and be able to fully educate his children. He needs this loan to pay for labour, pesticides, and mulch for his banana 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
  • 123
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,598,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,375.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Paul to pay for labour, pesticides, and mulching.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 4, 2011
Mar 7, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012