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Amos is 38 years old, married and the father of two children. He lives in his own house in Hioma, Uganda. He is charged with the responsibility of looking after his sisters and his own family, and his dream is to educate them.

He has a retail shop and has been operating it for three years amid challenges of high rental fees and taxes.

Amos started as a builder, then saved to start the retail shop. His goal is to become a wholesale trader.

Amos needs the loan to buy soap, rice and maize flour for resale.

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Important Information

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
  • $33,818,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,400.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Amos to buy soap, rice and maize flour for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 22, 2011
Mar 28, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 23, 2011