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Alfred is a 43-year-old, married man with four children. He and his family live in Kasese, Uganda. He has been in the firewood business for two and a half years. His hardships are high taxes, inadequate capital to purchase stock, price fluctuations and inflation.

Alfred's personal goals are to educate his children and build a permanent home. His business goals are to buy land on which to grow crops and to expand his business to new markets. Alfred is requesting a loan to buy firewood 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
  • 135
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,805,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,480.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Alfred to buy firewood to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 22, 2012
Jul 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 16, 2013