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Total loan: $600
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Willy

Uganda
Bushenyi, Uganda / Farm Supplies

A loan of $600 helped to buy more bananas for resale.


Willy's story

This is 55 year old Willy who lives in Bushenyi. He deals in banana trading and also owns a banana plantation from which he gets bananas. He sells them within the area of his location and also neighboring villages. Willy is the father of 10 children and has run his business for 4 years and through his hard work, he has managed to expand the areas of operation; not only in Bushenyi but also up to Kampala which is the biggest market for his business.

Willy, who is also married, plans to have a bigger banana plantation so that he can have a steady supply of bananas to meet the ready market in the Capital city Kampala. His dream is to expand his business in terms of scale to enable him to have more profits and lift the living standards of the family through educating his children. He plans to use Kiva loan buy more bananas for resale .


Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: July 2, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Pearl Microfinance Limited

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: July 2, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Pearl Microfinance Limited