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Abibu, 26 years old, lives in a rented house in Kasese, Uganda. He has been dealing in salt for five years. In his area, the salt trade is a common business located around the lake and the locals find it lucrative. Abibu's hardship is rain; when it rains, the miners have limited access to the lake for salt mining. Abibu dreams of constructing a house for his family. He is requesting this loan to buy salt for resale.

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About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 130
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,804,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,835.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Abibu to buy salt to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 20, 2011
Oct 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012