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Tarasisio is a hardworking man living in Kamwenge, Uganda. In order to meet the day-to-day needs of his family, he decided to set up a retail shop. He also sells rice and pork to earn extra income. Like most traders, he faces the challenge of inadequate capital to meet the high demand. His dreams are to educate his children up to university and own a wholesale shop. Tarasisio intends to use this loan to buy sugar, rice and maize flour 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
  • 141
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,609,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,665.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Tarasisio to buy sugar, rice and maize flour to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2013
Feb 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 19, 2013