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Alex is a 33-year-old married man living in Kagadi, Uganda. After realising the lucrative nature of the cattle business in the area, he decided to venture into it and in five years has been able to reap tangible benefits. Alex is also a farmer, and he earned start-up capital for the cattle trade from the sale of beans. Alex says that his business is usually at boom stage during the festive seasons in December, and he wants to buy cattle early to mitigate the risks of inflation and lack of supply.

Like all good fathers, Alex dreams of educating his children to attain a better future. Alex needs the loan to buy cattle 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
  • 91
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,579,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,495.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Alex to buy cattle to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 15, 2012
Sep 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013