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Silver needs this loan to buy iron sheets for roofing his commercial house. He is a 40-year-old married man with three children, living in Bundibugyo, Uganda. The responsibility of looking after the family is vested in him, and his desire is to set up an income-generating project that is sustainable. He deals in buying and selling cocoa and has been in business for ten years. His major challenge has always been inadequate capital to purchase adequate supplies. His dream is to directly export to other countries without using middlemen and also to complete his rental houses.

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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
  • 132
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,804,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,790.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Silver to buy iron sheets for roofing his commercial house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 6, 2011
Sep 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 16, 2012