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Francis, a 35-year-old married father of four children living in Bundibugyo, Uganda, owns a retail shop that he started with capital earned from cocoa farming. He has been in the business for five years, and within this period he has been able to construct a semi-permanent house and educate his children. Inadequate capital to meet the high demand is the main hardship this client is facing. Francis's business goal is to expand into new markets and buy land to grow crops.

Francis dreams of building a permanent residence and educating his children. For the later purpose he is requesting a loan to pay school fees for his children.

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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
  • 119
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,479.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Francis to pay school fees for his children.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 12, 2012
Jul 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013