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Emmanuel is a 32-year-old government employee who works as a secondary school teacher . He has been in service for six years now. He is married, has three children and lives in Kagadi Uganda. His desire to contribute to the knowledge-building of the nation led him to the teaching profession. He also is involved in agriculture and cattle keeping for milk production to supplement his salary. His dreams are to educate his children and build a permanent residential house. Emmanuel intends to use the loan to buy iron sheets, nails for construction and pay for labor.

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About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 178
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,667,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,713.5
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Emmanuel to buy iron sheets, nails for construction and pay for labor.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
39 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 19, 2012
Jan 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2016