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Julius is a forty-year-old married man with four children living in Kasese, Uganda. For eight years now he has been operating a retail shop and with the proceeds he has bought land and paid school fees for his children. He also has other income sources to support his growing family and these include a video library and a hotel. Like most businessmen in a developing country, he has challenges of price fluctuation and inadequate capital to meet the vast market. His desire is to see all his children attain degrees as minimum qualification and own a wholesale shop. Julius intends to use the loan to buy sugar 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
  • 126
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,681.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Julius to buy sugar and rice to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 3, 2012
Dec 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 19, 2013