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Gilvazio is 52 years old and comes from Nyarushanje – Rukungiri District. He is married with eight children.

Gilvazio has a tree planting business in order to protect and preserve the environment. He has been running this for the past four years. He has applied for his second loan from UGAFODE Micro finance Limited (MDI) to enable him to buy more seedlings for planting trees to grow into mini forests.Gilvazio owns nursery beds for the different kinds of trees which he sells to different categories of people depending on their choice to earn income.

After facing a hard time generating income to meet his family and children's needs, he then put much emphasis on this project of planting and buying of trees around his home area.
He hopes his family's standard of living will greatly improve in the near future since now he is comfortably able to take care of his family of eight children and his wife.
He thanks UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI) for the financial assistance rendered all this time.

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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
  • 2,640.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Gilivazio to buy seedlings for planting.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 9, 2013
Mar 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014