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Ivan is a 24-year-old married man with two children living in Kasese, Uganda. He operates a retail shop and has been in business for three years. He is also a farmer; he primarily grows food crops that he sells to nearby markets. He dreams of sending his children to university and setting up rental houses to secure their future.

Ivan's business plan is to open a wholesale shop despite challenges of inadequate capital. Ivan intends to use the loan to buy general merchandise such as soap and sugar 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
  • 140
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,609,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,699.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Ivan to buy general merchandise such as soap and sugar to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 7, 2012
Dec 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 19, 2013