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James is a 31-year-old married man with four children living in Bundibugyo, Uganda. For two years, he has been operating a retail shop. He received start-up capital from carpentry work that he used to do. Inadequate capital to purchase enough stock is the main hardship he is facing. His dream is to build a permanent residential house and his business goal is to expand the business into new markets. James intends to use the loan is to buy rice, salt and sugar 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
  • 116
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,472.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped James to buy salt, rice and sugar to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 1, 2012
Jun 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014