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Edison is a 45 year old married man with four children living in Bundibugyo, Uganda.
He has a retail shop that has allowed him to provide basics for his family. Price fluctuations, inadequate capital to purchase stock and theft are the main hardships he faces. Educating his children and building permanent home are his personal goals and his business goals are diversifying his business to include farming and hiring employees to help expand the business. Edison wants a loan to buy merchandise such bread,cooking oil and salt for sale.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 202
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,706,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,470.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Edison to buy merchandise such bread,cooking oil and salt for sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 3, 2012
May 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013