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Wilson is a 40 year old man who lives in Bundibugyo, Uganda. He is married and has seven children who are all of school-going age. He has a bar which he has been running for six years. With the proceeds, he has been able to pay school fees for his children and buy land. Wilson is mainly challenged with price fluctuations, seasonal weather changes and inadequate capital to purchase enough drinks for his customers. His personal goals are to educate his children and build a permanent home for the family. His business goals are to hire employees to help expand the business, to move the business to a more permanent location and to expand into new market areas. The purpose of this loan is to buy more beer and soft drinks 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
  • 82
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,534,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,500.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Wilson to buy more beer and soft drinks to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 22, 2012
Sep 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 26, 2013