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Gerald is 25 years old, married and with one child aged two years old. He lives in Karuguuza, Uganda. The responsibility to look after the family rests on him.

For three years Gerald has been selling local gin, and with his profits he has been able to buy three pieces of land. Gerald faces the challenge of high inflation but hopes to begin ferrying local gin to bigger markets. He needs a loan to buy jerry cans of local gin to sell.

Gerald’s dream is to set up a sustainable income-generating business for his family.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 199
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,751,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,585.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Gerald to buy jerry cans of local gin to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 13, 2011
Jul 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012