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Godfrey, aged 41 years, acquired a loan in the amount of 2,000,000 UGX. He is married with five children, all in school. He has a tea plantation and he sells green tea leaves to the factory. He works for 12 hours six days every week. He also earns from rearing goats and domestic birds for additional income.

Godfrey started this enterprise in 1995, in rural Bushenyi, with the purpose of earning income to make a living. The loan purpose is to buy organic manure and fertilizers to boast tea production. He sells his tea directly to the factory,and he hopes to lead a better life in future.

The challenges include inadequate manure which causes him to use fertilizers, labour shortages, and price fluctuation.

He is hardworking and honest and he hopes through hard work he will reap big.

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More information about this loan

This loan is part of UGAFODE's green loan program, giving Ugandan farmers the support they need to grow and process organic fruits and vegetables. Funds will be used to obtain critical resources like processing equipment, mulch and organic seedlings to reduce waste water contamination and improve consumer health. The green loan program also helps clients combat regional problems like deforestation and over-fishing.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 134
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,804,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,670.2
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Godfrey to buy organic manure to fertilise his tea estate.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 16, 2013
Feb 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014