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Shemu is a thirty-two-year-old married man who has three children. They all live in Kasese,Uganda. Ten years ago he decided to venture into the retail business in order to provide basic needs for his growing family since farming was seasonal and did not allow him to meet their daily expenses. He wishes to construct a permanent residential house and expand his business to new areas, despite challenges of stiff competition and high transport costs.
Shemu is requesting a loan to buy sugar, salt, clothes, 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.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 127
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,688.1
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Shemu to buy sugar, salt, clothes, and cooking oil to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 19, 2012
Jan 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013