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Tedison is a 39-year-old businessman who is married with 5 children and living in Bundibugyo, Uganda. He owns a retail shop and has been in the business for ten years. He started this business from proceeds of his cocoa-growing business. Price fluctuations, customers not paying on time, theft, and inadequate capital to purchase stock are the main hardships he faces.
He has a mission to educate his children through higher institutions and build a permanent house for residence. His business goals are hiring employees to help expand the business and expanding the business into new markets. The purpose of this loan is to buy shop items such as salt, sugar, and cooking oil to sell.

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This loan provides farmers and low-income entrepreneurs from underserved rural areas with access to financial services. By supporting this loan, you allow more farmers and rural entrepreneurs to access capital.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 126
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,598,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,475.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Tedison to buy shop items such as salt, sugar, and cooking oil to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 2, 2012
Jun 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012