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Bonny is a 48-year-old married man with three children, living in a semi-permanent house in Fort Portal, Uganda. His dream is to educate his children up to university. He has been cutting and selling firewood to schools around the area and has done the business for twenty-two years now. His major challenge is always lack of manpower to cut down the trees and then chop them into pieces and his dream is buy a tree cutting machine.

Bonny needs the loan to buy trees to be chopped into firewood for selling.

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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
  • 121
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,598,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,785.1
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Bonny to buy trees to be chopped into firewood for selling.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 8, 2011
Aug 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012