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Geofrey is a twenty-six-year-old hardworking man living in Masindi, Uganda. While still a student he saved the pocket money given to him by his parents to buy a camera for photography. The business has now grown since every Saturday he gets contracts to take photographs at weddings. His dream is to build a permanent home, buy a car and set up a modern studio. Geofrey wants a loan to buy materials to build his residential house.

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Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 237
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,773,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,470.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,225 helped Godfrey to buy materials to construct his residential house.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 24, 2012
May 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 19, 2012