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John wants a loan to harvest sugarcane and buy a drum to store local brew. Age 32, he hails from Kyenjojo District and is the father of six children between the ages of 1 and 7. He lives together with them and their mother in a semi-permanent house. Having inherited land from his father, he planted a sugarcane plantation of six acres. It is from the sugarcane that he makes local brew. He dreams of building a permanent residential house and buying a motorcycle to facilitate transportation of the local brew to the markets.

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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
  • 118
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,860.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped John to harvest sugarcane and buy a drum to store local brew.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 20, 2011
Oct 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013