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Robert is a 28-year-old married man with three children living in Fort Portal, Uganda. He owns a tea plantation, which he started seven years ago. He started as a casual labourer, then he devoted knowledge and capital to start his own plantation. His challenges are price fluctuations, customers not paying on time and seasonal weather. His dreams are to educate his children, build a permanent home, buy a car, diversify the business and hire employees to help him expand his business. Robert intends to buy tea seedlings for planting.

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About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 129
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,804,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,485.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Robert to buy tea seedlings for planting.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 12, 2012
Mar 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013