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Charles is a 46-year-old married man with five children. He lives with his family in his own house in Fort Portal, Uganda. His wife is a farmer. For the past 25 years, Charles has operated a butcher shop and with the income he has generated has been able to pay the school fees for two of his children who are at the university. Charles faces the challenge of high taxes and is requesting a loan to buy cows for slaughter.

With his wife’s support, Charles dreams of educating all of his children through university. He also would like to own a ranch.

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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
  • 122
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,813,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,360.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Charles to buy cows for slaughter.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 31, 2011
Apr 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012