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Goodman is a 53-year-old married man with six children living in Kasese, Uganda. His personal goal is to educate his children. He has been a carpenter for 13 years: he started with capital of 800,000 UGX and now has stock of around 4,000,000 UGX.

His major hardships are price fluctuations, high fuel and transportation costs, and inadequate capital to purchase stock. However, he has a vision of expanding his business into new areas and diversifying. The purpose of the loan is to buy timber for furniture making.

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About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 123
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  • $33,817,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,440.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Goodman to buy timber for furniture making.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 7, 2011
Dec 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 27, 2013