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Muhamadi is aged 30 with four children, living in Masindi, Uganda. He bakes local pizza known as "chapati" and has been in business ever since he dropped out school due to lack of school fees. He is a hardworking man who is determined to change his life and that of his children by educating them to attain degrees as minimum qualification. His business is located on a busy street where the people in town can easily access him.

Muhamadi's hardships are high cost of ingredients and competition while his business dream is to own a modern bakery. Muhamadi is requesting a loan to buy ingredients such as wheat and cooking oil 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
  • 152
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,625,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,695.5
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Muhamadi to buy ingredients such as wheat and cooking oil to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 7, 2012
Nov 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 20, 2013