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Yosofu is a 25-year-old, hardworking man who lives in Kasese, Uganda. He has been running a retail shop for six months. He earned his startup capital from a coffee-sales business he still operates. He started the business to supplement his coffee business, which is seasonal and cannot sustain the needs of his family year round.

Yosofu dreams of educating his children and expanding his businesses to new areas. He faces business challenges such as stiff competition and price fluctuations. Yosofu is requesting a loan to buy sugar and soap 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
  • 118
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,608,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,592.7
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Yosofu to buy sugar and soap to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 8, 2012
Oct 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 19, 2013