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Robert is a 39-year-old married man with five children living in Bundibugyo, Uganda. For seven years he has been operating a barber shop and has been able to secure customer loyalty in the area.

High fuel and inadequate capital to meet the various needs of his customers are the main hardships he is facing. However, his personal goals are to educate his children, build a permanent house and buy a car while his business goals are to move his business to new markets and have a modern salon.

Robert intends to buy two standard shaving machines and a sterilizer since the number of customers has increased and he wants to serve them better.

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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
  • 131
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,472.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,025 helped Robert to buy shaving machines and a sterilizer for the salon.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 11, 2012
Jun 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 9, 2012