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Tarsisio is a 43-year-old married father of five children, and he owns a house in Kasese, Uganda. Being a basket-maker for 10 years has enabled him to pay for his children's school fees. Tarsisio's hardship is a lack of sufficient capital, but he dreams of setting up a crafts' centre and educating children. Tarsisio intends to use the loan to buy materials for weaving baskets.

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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
  • 83
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,571,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,406.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Tarsisio to buy materials for weaving baskets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 14, 2011
Jun 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012