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Kiketha is a thirty-one-year-old married man living in Fort Portal, Uganda. He has a personal goal of building a permanent house as a residence. He has been a librarian for the last five years, and with the salary earnings, he has been able to pay school fees for his children. He faces the hardship of paying high taxes but has a vision of buying land on which to grow crops. Kiketha intends to use the loan to buy construction materials for his house.

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About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 233
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,773,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,480.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Kiketha to buy construction materials for his house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 11, 2012
Jul 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 26, 2013