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Philip is a 47 year-old hard working married man with 10 children living in Kyenjojo-Uganda. He acquired his start-up capital from buying produce and selling maize and beans. He opened up a retail shop for general merchandise to help him look after his family and has been in business for three years. His business is located along a busy street attracting many customers; however, he has a challenge of inadequate capital to meet his customers' demands. He dreams of becoming a wholesaler and building a permanent home for his family. Philip is requesting a loan to purchase sugar, soap, rice, salt 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.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 126
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,654.5
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Philip to purchase sugar, soap, rice, salt and cooking oil to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 24, 2013
Feb 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013