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Emmanuel is a 32-year-old married man with three children, living in Kyenjojo in Uganda. For the past eight years he has been growing bananas for commercial purposes. He accumulated capital from selling maize and beans and bought land, which he is currently farming. He faces the problem of seasonal weather changes, theft, high fuel and transportation. He has a personal goal of buying a car for easy transportation, and a business goal of buying land to expand his banana plantation. Emmanuel needs the loan to buy land to expand his plantation.

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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
  • 137
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,608,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,475.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Emmanuel to buy land to expand his plantation.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 28, 2012
Aug 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013