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Jacob is a 27 year old, hardworking, man living in Masindi, Uganda. He has been operating a video library and with the profits earned he has been able to pay the school fees for his young brothers and, also, invest in secretarial services as an additional income source. His major clients are schools and party organizers.

Jacob’s dream is to construct his own house to live in, since he is currently living in a rented house. Jacob is requesting for the loan facility to buy building materials, such as cement and bricks, to construct 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
  • 120
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,583.7
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Jacob to buy building materials to construct his house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 20, 2012
Oct 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 19, 2013