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Edson is a thirty-four-year-old married man with two children and owns a house in Kasese, Uganda. He is solely charged with the responsibility of looking after his children and his desire is to educate them up to university. He has been runing a retail shop for four years despite hardships of load shedding and debtors and his dream is to become a wholesale trader. Edson needs the loan facility to buy thread to knit sweaters.

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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
  • 86
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,566,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,370.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Edson to buy thread to knit sweaters.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 19, 2011
May 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 23, 2011