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Edward is a 69-year-old married man with eight children living in a permanent house in Fort Portal, Uganda.

The responsibility to look after the family rests solely on him, and his dream is to educate his children up to university.

He has operated a retail shop for 20 years now, and his main constraint is inadequate capital to invest in his shop. But his dream is to own a wholesale shop and also buy a motorcycle for transport business so as to increase on his daily income. He intends to get a hired driver to ride the motorcycle, who will remit to Edward 80% of the daily earning.

Edward needs the loan to buy a motorcycle.

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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
  • 116
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,600.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Edward to buy a motorcycle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 26, 2011
Aug 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012