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Ernest is a forty-two year old married man. He has five children and lives in Kasese,Uganda.
He has been a food vender for twenty years and, with the income earned, he has been able to buy land. Just like most responsible fathers, he has dreams of educating his children to attain degrees, as a minimum qualification. He has the challenges of customers not paying on time and high competition. However, his business dream is to own a wholesale shop. Ernest is requesting the money to buy sugar, soap, water, cooking oil and paraffin to sell.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 118
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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 Ernest to buy sugar, soap, water, rice, cooking oil and paraffin to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 10, 2012
Oct 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 18, 2013