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John is a forty-one-year-old married man who lives in Fort Portal, Uganda. He is charged with the responsibility of looking after the family. He trades in cattle. He buys at a relatively low price from farmers in the countryside and then transports these cattle to town and sells at a very good profitable price.

He has personal goals of educating his children and building a permanent house. He faces hardships of price fluctuations, high fuel and transportation costs and inadequate capital to purchase enough stock. However, he has a vision of expanding his business to new markets and buying his own lorry. John needs money to buy cattle for resale.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 200
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,710,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,480.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped John to buy cattle for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 24, 2012
May 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 19, 2013