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Paul wants a loan to help weed and harvest his crops. He is aged 53 and lives in Masindi, Uganda. He is married and charged with a responsibility of taking care of eight children. He is a farmer who started as a subsistence farmer and now has around four acres of land where he practices mixed farming. Price fluctuations and inflation, inadequate capital, and seasonality hinder his business. He desires to educate his children, build a permanent home and buy a car.

He hopes to diversify his business to include cattle keeping and to hire employees to expand his business.

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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
  • 135
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,608,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,480.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Paul to hire employees to weed and harvest his crops.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 24, 2012
Jun 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012