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Jimmy is a 32-year-old married man living in Kasese, Uganda. He has been operating a retail shop for two years. He started the business to supplement his meager salary as a government worker. Like most traders in a developing country, he faces challenges of price fluctuation and high taxes. Despite these challenges, he has dreams of owning a wholesale shop and buying land to grow crops. Jimmy intends to use the loan to buy sugar, soap, soda, and rice 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
  • 95
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,590,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,583.7
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,175 helped Jimmy to buy sugar, soap, soda, and rice to sell.
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 22, 2012
Nov 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 8, 2012