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Wilson is a 41-year-old married man with three children living in Kasese, Uganda. He has been a teacher for seventeen years. Wilson has profitably been able to use his meager salary to buy land and to pay school fees for his children, one of whom has now graduated from university. He also has a retail shop to supplement his salary. Wilson faces hardships of customers not paying on time, a low salary, price fluctuations and inflation. His personal goals are to educate his children and to build a permanent home; his business goal is to expand into new markets. Wilson is requesting a loan to buy building materials for construction for his house.

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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
  • 82
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,571,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,512.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Wilson to buy building materials for construction for his house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
39 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 14, 2012
Sep 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2014