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Fred lives in Masindi, Uganda.He is married and charged with the responsibility of taking care of his six grandchildren. For 35 years, he has been growing crops and rearing livestock. With the money earned he was able to pay school fees for his children and build a house where he is currently residing. His business is located in a rural area and his major clients are schools. Fred began farming in order to prepare for himself for his retirement in future.

Challenges of unpredictable weather changes and inadequate capital not withstanding, he dreams of setting up sustainable projects as he is nearing retirement. Fred is requesting a loan to buy seedlings to plant for this season.

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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
  • 119
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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 $600 helped Fred to buy seedlings to plant for this season.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Sep 20, 2012
Oct 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013