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Yosia is a 40-year-old married man with two children who owns a house in Kasese, Uganda. He has been in the produce business for six years. He started by selling one sack of beans per week but he now sells four bags of each of several cereals.

His hardships are limited capital and high transport costs. His dream is to operate a large produce store and to educate his children. Yosia needs the loan to buy maize, coffee and beans to sell.

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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
  • 119
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,385.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Yosia to buy maize, coffee and beans to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 4, 2011
May 10, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 23, 2011