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Benard is a forty-three-year-old married man with four children and he owns a house in Kasese, Uganda. The responsibility of looking after the family rests on him and his dream is to educate his children up to university. He has been in farming and also trading in agricultural produce for thirty years. His hardship is drought and his vision is bigger farm yields, acquiring land, plus setting up a food store.

Benard needs the loan to buy fertilizers for his banana plantation.

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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
  • 125
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,598,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,875.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Benard to buy fertilizers for his banana plantation.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 21, 2011
Oct 4, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 26, 2012